Jerry Stahl Plainclothes Naked

ISBN 13: 9780060933531

Plainclothes Naked

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9780060933531: Plainclothes Naked

Paperback. Pub Date: November 2002 Pages: 336 in Publisher: Harper Collins In a wildly careening plot that can only be described as crack noir two pipeheads accidentally steal a photo of George W. Bush's presidential package and decide to blackmail the Republican Party . Before the crack-crazed thieves can follow through. however. gorgeous. whip-smart Nurse Tina. who's just offed her husband with a bowl of Drano-laced Lucky Charms. absconds with the goods. When Manny Rubert. a scarred ex-junkie turned codeine-popping detective. is called in to investigate the foamer hubby's untimely demise. love hits him like a wrench to the head. Soon Manny and Tina are making plans of their own for the presidential pie - and for their future together. But the meddling police chiefs and motel room sex-change surgeons of the world just won't leave them alone. And then there are those killer ...

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In a wildly careening plot that can only be described as crack noir, two pipeheads accidentally steal a photo of George W. Bush's presidential package and decide to blackmail the Republican Party. Before the crack-crazed thieves can follow through, however, gorgeous, whip-smart Nurse Tina, who's just offed her husband with a bowl of Drano-laced Lucky Charms, absconds with the goods. When Manny Rubert, a scarred ex-junkie turned codeine-popping detective, is called in to investigate the "foamer" hubby's untimely demise, love hits him like a wrench to the head.

Soon Manny and Tina are making plans of their own for the presidential pie -- and for their future together. But the meddling police chiefs and motel room sex-change surgeons of the world just won't leave them alone. And then there are those killer crackheads, still out there and closing in....

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"Raw and devilishly raunchy." -- Vanity Fair

"Plainclothes Naked is a page-turner." -- MAXIM magazine

"Jerry Stahl is the American hipster bard." -- James Ellroy, author of L.A. Confidential and My Dark Places

"Brutally compelling..." -- Publishers Weekly

"Gripping and powerful." -- Mirabella

"Gripping and powerful."--Mirabella

"[Stahl] goes for the reader's funny bone via the jugular vein....fast-paced and truly comical."--Phoenix New Times

"[Stahl's] brilliantly demented riffs beg to be read--or screamed--aloud."--Entertainment Weekly

"Raw and devilishly raunchy."--Vanity Fair

"Bare-ass hilarious....A wonderfully sick comic masterpiece of the hard-boiled genre."--Paper Magazine

"Brutally compelling..."--Publishers Weekly

"Plainclothes Naked is a page-turner."--MAXIM magazine

"Jerry Stahl's writing will flip you--flip you for real."--Benicio Del Toro

"[A] pleasantly demented police procedural for the Tarantino set."--Kirkus

"Jerry Stahl is the American hipster bard."--James Ellroy, author of L.A. Confidential and My Dark Places

."..the new king of black humor....Plainclothes Naked [is] a hallucinogenic potboiler."--The New York Post

Jerry Stahl is the American hipster bard. --James Ellroy, author of L.A. Confidential and My Dark Places"

Raw and devilishly raunchy. --Vanity Fair"

Brutally compelling... --Publishers Weekly"

Jerry Stahl s writing will flip you--flip you for real. --Benicio Del Toro"

[A] pleasantly demented police procedural for the Tarantino set. --Kirkus"

Plainclothes Naked is a page-turner. --MAXIM magazine"

Bare-ass hilarious....A wonderfully sick comic masterpiece of the hard-boiled genre. --Paper Magazine"

...the new king of black humor....Plainclothes Naked [is] a hallucinogenic potboiler. --The New York Post"

[Stahl s] brilliantly demented riffs beg to be read or screamed aloud. --Entertainment Weekly"

Gripping and powerful. --Mirabella"

[Stahl] goes for the reader s funny bone via the jugular vein....fast-paced and truly comical. --Phoenix New Times"

..".the new king of black humor....Plainclothes Naked [is] a hallucinogenic potboiler."--The New York Post

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