Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Joe Speaker, a junkie and barker at a San : Homeboy: A Novel eBook: Seth Morgan: Kindle Store. Joe Speaker, a junkie and barker at a San Francisco strip joint, finds a carat blue diamond that involves him in a murder/blackmail deal and lands him in jail. Seth Morgan, who won acclaim last spring for his first novel, ”Homeboy,” which drew on his experiences in the drug culture of San Francisco.

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Morgan told Suzie Groover, who accompanied him on the publicity tour, that he was afraid of getting arrested on outstanding warrants from years earlier. This offbeat novel is outstanding and certain to be talked about.

Seth Morgan (novelist)

This would probably be too edgy for me now. Kleurrijk en larger-than-life dus, net als Homeboy, een harde, rauwe motherfucker van een leeservaring die fans homeboh de betere misdaadliteratuur en moorgan van boeken met kloten tout court zeker eens moeten lezen. But I still didn’t read it as I was all wrapped up in another book, and it was in a series and, well, yeah.

Joplin died before the two could actually tie the knot.

Writing about what he knewdrug addiction, strip-club barking, robbery, and prison lifefrom personal experience, Morgan crafted a tough, eye-opening look at a world few would want to visit, and even f HOMEBOY, the only work by the sadly tragic writer he was Janis Joplin’s last boyfriend Seth Morgan, is a wonderful, warped, wild foray into the drug-addled, sex-infused, violence-ridden criminal world of s San Francisco and the penitentiary system of California during the AIDS explosion.

Be the first to discover new talent! Feb 14, Scott Mock rated it really liked it. Published by Vintage first published Morgan liet de gewelddadige, hijgerige staccato-ritmes van Ellroy achterwege toen hij zijn eerste en enige gepubliceerde roman schreef hij werkte aan een tweede toen hij overleed inmaar de koortsigheid en soms duizelingwekkende taalvirtuositeit is vergelijkbaar.


Seth Morgan was gone way too soon.

Het is een boek dat, in tegenstelling tot veel andere misdaadboeken, erom vraagt om in de originele taal motgan te worden. A fantastic street level novel charting the day to day life of a small time heroin dealer. The filthy, the insane and the desperate, perfectly captured. Wears me out to read it, but it’s worth the energy that it takes.

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Seth Morgan October 17, was an American novelist, the author of Homeboy, published in At one end of the spectrum is Baby Jewels, pounds of incarnate evil, a pimp and porn king with a penchant for “”dusting”” his used-up girls; he’s also blackmailing a judge, but only Joe knows where the incriminating evidence is. I am now going to the internet to check this out, closely.

Speaker wordt na zowat een derde van het boek gevat en de gevangenis ingestuurd, maar de zoektocht naar het juweel en hem gaat intussen verder. Sic Transit Seth-and the unfortunate Ho’. Part memoir and part richly conceived work of imagination, this gritty, rambunctious novel reads like pure poetry and celebrates an uncommon talent at the height of his storytelling powers.

While setn mention in the Moggan biography Pearl was not flattering, the singer was sufficiently smitten to inquire about a marriage license with City Hall. Net als het beste werk van de grootmeester lijken grote delen van deze misdaadroman geschreven te zijn in een langgerekt, manisch delirium, al dan niet kunstmatig opgewekt met een slaaptekort, zwarte koffie en pillen. This page was last edited on 30 Julyat Suicides of World-Famous Authors.

If that makes it sound depressing, believe me, it’s not. Morgan clearly had a gift and it’s a shame that talent is no longer with us. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Well, I learned it was the other way around. Except when I turned around to say something to that affect she’d already gone inside and I was all by myself standing on sidewalk wondering which overly dressed trendy woman was the “cool one” because, well, I don’t fucking know why?

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And despite his undisguised delight in the sordid and depraved, his winning sense of humor and obvious street-smarts make for an entertaining, at times riveting, read. As a writer, he emerged with a celebration of survival, not only of the physical self ravaged by abuse, but of will and the spirit, a massive, contradictory talent, infused with the ludicrous and the cruel, with grace and dignity. I can feel it in my…my…my viscera!

Morgan’s prose cannot be sprinted through though; it is best bitten off in chunks and chewed.

He also briefly attended the University of California, Berkeley, before dropping out and moving in with singer Janis Joplin. Folks referred to socalled good women as women of character. Retrieved from ” https: I remember the little things, like your voice so tough but pudding underneath and the way the tip of your tongue sticks out when you concentrate on things like tying a shoe or jacking a shot….

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For cheap, easy people… Our kind has to suffer. After serving three years of his three-to-five sentence, he returned to San Francisco and, barring the role of stickup man, promptly returned to his old vices.

I was in New York, on 6th Ave, over by the Village, and my girl friend Jennifer was, well, she was shopping because… ahhh, because it’s New York and that’s what she does when we’re in NYC.