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Shadowboxing with Bukowski

Author: Darrell Kastin
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Fomite, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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Shadowboxing with Bukowski is the tragicomic, cautionary tale of a young bookseller who struggles to keep his bookstore afloat in the harbor town of San Pedro, CA, where the infamous Charles Bukowski resides. Pushed to the edge by events beyond his control: his flailing marriage, the curmudgeonly ghost of the former owner, and the community that sees him as an outsider, the intrepid book lover fights the noble  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darrell Kastin
ISBN: 9781942515371 1942515375
OCLC Number: 951320146
Description: 238 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Darrell Kastin.

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Shadowboxing with Bukowski is the tragicomic, cautionary tale of a young bookseller who struggles to keep his bookstore afloat in the harbor town of San Pedro, CA, where the infamous Charles Bukowski resides. Pushed to the edge by events beyond his control: his flailing marriage, the curmudgeonly ghost of the former owner, and the community that sees him as an outsider, the intrepid book lover fights the noble battle against mediocrity and apathy while in a moment of desperation his wife enlists Bukowski's aid.

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