Title: Permanent Midnight: A Memoir - SIGNED
Publication Date: 2005
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Brand new softcover SIGNED by the author in our presence (at the 2012 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books) on the title page and without inscription. 1st Printing of the Process softcover edition. Will be bubble-wrapped to protect the corners and shipped in a sturdy box to ensure safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # ABH592
?An extraordinary accomplishment. . . . A remarkable book that will be of great value to people who feel isolated, alienated and overwhelmed by the circumstances of their lives.??Hubert Selby, Jr., author of Last Exit to Brooklyn
?[Stahl] is a better-than-Burroughs virtuoso.??Thomas Mallon, The New Yorker
?Original, appalling, indelible picture of a man trying to swim and drown at the same time. Stahl has nerve, heart, a language of his own and a ghastly, riotous humor.??Tobias Wolff, author of This Boy?s Life
?Permanent Midnight is one of the most harrowing and toughest accounts ever written in this century about what it means to be a junkie in America, making Burroughs look dated and Kerouac appear as the nose-thumbing adolescent he was.??Booklist
A searing confessional infused with the darkest humor, Permanent Midnight chronicles the opiated abyss of a Hollywood screenwriter and his formidable climb into sobriety.
Made into a major motion picture starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson, Permanent Midnight is revered by critics and an ever-growing cult of devoted readers as one of the most compelling contemporary memoirs.
Jerry Stahl was born in Pittsburgh. He is author of the novels Perv: A Love Story, Plainclothes Naked and I, Fatty, the paperback edition of which will appear in 2005. He currently lives in Los Angeles.
About the Author: Jerry Stahl was born in Pittsburgh. He is author of the novels, I, Fatty, Perv: A Love Story, and Plainclothes, Naked. He currently lives in Los Angeles.
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