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Scary monsters and super freaks : stories of sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll, and murder

Author: Mike Sager
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From fallen porn star John Holmes to jailed pop star Rick James, to the assassination of Irish reporter Veronica Guerin, this collection by the award-winning "Esquire" and "Rolling Stone" journalist brings pop culture's underbelly into dark focus.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Sager
ISBN: 1560255633 9781560255635
OCLC Number: 53398186
Description: xii, 457 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The devil and John Holmes --
Little girl lost --
The final days of Gary Condit --
The martyrdom of Veronica Guerin --
Janet's world --
Requiem for a gangsta --
"Damn! They gonna lynch us!" --
The rise and fall of a super freak --
Rob Lowe's girl trouble --
Murder, my sweet --
The high life and strange times of the Pope of Pot --
The corruption of Ed O'Brien --
The death of a high school narc --
The temple of doom --
Inhuman bondage --
Raised in captivity --
An imperfect weekend --
Stairway to heaven --
The teachings of Don Carlos.
Responsibility: Mike Sager.
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From fallen porn star John Holmes to jailed pop star Rick James, to the assassination of Irish reporter Veronica Guerin, this collection by the award-winning "Esquire" and "Rolling Stone" journalist brings pop culture's underbelly into dark focus.

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