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Poseur : a Memoir of Downtown New York City in the '90s

Author: Marc Spitz
Publisher: Boston : Da Capo Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marc Spitz assumed that if he lived like his literary and rock 'n' roll heroes, he would become a great artist, too. He conveniently overlooked the fact that many of them died young, broke, and miserable. In his candid, wistful, touching, and hilarious memoir, Poseur, the music journalist, playwright, author, and blogger recounts his misspent years as a suburban kid searching for authenticity, dangerous fun, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Spitz
ISBN: 9780306821745 0306821745
OCLC Number: 779876799
Description: 362 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Marc Spitz.

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Buffalo News, 2/10/13 "Poseur is a marvelous spin through 90s New York...It is a truly moving study of a disappeared New York...[Spitz] is a needle-sharp, self-deprecating writer with pop culture Read more...

 
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