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Loisaida -- A New York Story - Marion Stein
Loisaida -- A New York Story
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The core of this gritty, only in New York-story was inspired by real events - a beautiful, aspiring dancer slain. The psychotic roommate has confessed, but a dilettante actor-turned-journalist thinks there's more to it and investigates. Soon one of his sources mentions he might have better luck... show more
The core of this gritty, only in New York-story was inspired by real events - a beautiful, aspiring dancer slain. The psychotic roommate has confessed, but a dilettante actor-turned-journalist thinks there's more to it and investigates. Soon one of his sources mentions he might have better luck gaining trust if he'd shoot dope. Welcome to New York's East Village, aka Loisaida, circa 1988. Meet your neighbors - artists, dreamers, hustlers, devil worshipers, anarchists, junkies and yuppies - all competing for breathing space in a city without air. It's the era of greed, when the poor are objects of scorn not sympathy, and the gentrifiers view themselves as urban pioneers. This is a story about sex and drugs and real estate. This is a story about a murder... Word Count: 101k Genre: Literary Fiction, General Fiction, Neo-noir Literary Thriller
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780615336817 (0615336817)
ASIN: 0615336817
Publisher: Caradeloca Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Fiction
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5.0 Loisaida by Marion Stein
I finished reading Loisaida -- A New York Story a few weeks back. Even though this book takes place prior to 9/11 I still found myself thinking about 9/11 while reading the story and I'm not sure why. The characters and the locations seemed to jump out at me fully formed and together they seemed to ...
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