The author of qLosing Philadelphiaq describes it as a qtriptychq--three separate but related stories of a group of young hopefuls--artistic and otherwise--who are either living in or passing through New York City at different times during the 1980s. Its central character, Richard Finney, is a dazzlingly-gifted but still-struggling pianist who leaves the imprint of both his music and his self on those who befriend, annoy, or just hang around him. qFinney's circle, q as you'll see, is quite a cast of characters indeed.aBut listen, before you panic, let me check and see just how much damage there is. It might not be that bad. You know, this car has 80, 000 miles on it.a aYeah, I knew that. So?a aWell, generally, youa#39;re supposed to change the timing belt every anbsp;...
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