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The Road to Los Angeles - John Fante
The Road to Los Angeles
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I had a lot of jobs in Los Angeles Harbor because our family was poor and my father was dead. My first job was ditchdigging a short time after I graduated from high school. Every night I couldn’t sleep from the pain in my back. We were digging an excavation in an empty lot, there wasn’t any... show more
I had a lot of jobs in Los Angeles Harbor because our family was poor and my father was dead. My first job was ditchdigging a short time after I graduated from high school. Every night I couldn’t sleep from the pain in my back. We were digging an excavation in an empty lot, there wasn’t any shade, the sun came straight from a cloudless sky, and I was down in that hole digging with two huskies who dug with a love for it, always laughing and telling jokes, laughing and smoking bitter tobacco.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780876856499 (0876856490)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 168
Edition language: English
Series: The Saga of Arthur Bandini (#2)
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4.0 The Road to Los Angeles
Récit complètement fou et décalé d'un jeune illuminé. Souvent drôle, on se laisse emporter dans les délires de l'auteur tout en ne sachant pas très bien où l'on va.
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5.0 The Road to Los Angeles
I think every writer would ultimately admit, that out of all the books they’ve read, there was one that stood above the rest. One that lit a fire in them. A book that changed their idea of what writing could be. A book that in the end helped to shape their career as an artist and perhaps touched the...
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