86'd: A Novel (P.S.) by Dan Fante

By Dan Fante

In l. a., suffering telemarketer-writer and part-time under the influence of alcohol Bruno Dante is jobless back. The book of his ebook of brief tales has been cast off indefinitely. looking out the wish advertisements for a gig, he reveals a chauffeur task. whilst Bruno calls the quantity within the advert, he discovers the boss is his former long island service provider David Koffman, who's commencing a West Coast department of his thriving limo carrier. Koffman hires Bruno as resident supervisor of Dav-Ko Hollywood less than one situation: he needs to stay sober. yet fast company luck triggers an abrupt booze-and-blackout-soaked downward spiral for Bruno, forcing him to confront his personal insanity as he struggles to maintain his previous typical demons from getting the simplest of him another time.

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The commotion of me opening and closing the desk drawer then rattling the cash box woke her up. She stood in the dim light from the hall wearing a long, open man’s dress shirt—her giant tits half exposed above the two pole lamps she used for walking. “I heard a noise. ” she whispered. “Jesus! I forgot you were here! Sure, everything’s peachy. ” “Exactly. Precisely. m. Or twelve seventeen in the afternoon. Or whenever the fuck I want to. ” “Of course you don’t. I was simply inquiring. I wasn’t asleep anyway.

Rich, cranked-out movie producers, spoiled rock star punks, gangsta rappers with their black Glocks tucked into the belts of their pants, alkie ex-actors with too many DUIs, and a gazillion wannabe high rollers. : Too much ego and way too much money. A. hoping to discover something out-pictured beyond themselves. Something they hope to name and believe in, some idea of satisfaction through success or accumulation or recognition. Of course it never comes. Then they buy a bigger house in Brentwood or another Benz or get more plastic surgery or smoke more amphetamine and marry someone they meet at the gym.

C. sunning herself on a bench with black fatso, the paparazzi lost interest and drove off. ’s bungalow on Crescent Heights, it was four o’clock. Grandma and Che-Che had eaten lunch at Jimmy’s in Century City while I’d watched Tahuti snore and read two chapters from my book. Then we dropped the beautiful model at the Beverly Hills Hotel. This time my customer allowed me to open the car door for her and help out by carrying her handbag up the walkway. At the bungalow entrance the old lady was smiling.

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