Young And Immortal

Young And Immortal

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a€œEverybody knows a guy like Horace Kane Faustaff. Everybody has that one destructive friend who they just canAat get rid of or let go of. We need him to bring some excitement into our otherwise boring life.a€ So begins Young a Immortal, an excruciatingly honest portrayal of adolescence from the conscience of a mild-mannered, sensitive narrator contemplating the quirks of his stormy friendship with this obnoxious, manipulative, irresponsible brute of an incidental muse. From white upper-middle class suburban Cedarburg, Wisconsin to the streets of Milwaukee, this odd pair finds a common bond in drugs, girls, and music as their discordant values develop, are tested, and change with the coming of age and pressures of society. With thoughtful commentary, this scrapbook-like memoir is colored with anecdotes, poems, letters, and perspective character asides, set against the backdrop of the current events and popular music of the time, from Cobaina€™s suicide to the Clinton scandal to the Packers winning the Super Bowl. Confronting the more crude aspects of growing up that popular literature would otherwise skip over, it puts the a€œadulta€ back in a€œyoung adulta€ literary fiction. In a struggle to come to terms with this crazy friendship, the cruel power of romantic love, the disillusion of religion, and the lure of drugs and easy girls, this personal narrative might reveal as much about the reader as it does the omniscient narrator and his friend.So we took the little reda#39;82 Toyota southbound down Interstate 43 toward J.J.a#39;s place. Shortly beforewe reached the Locust Street exit, the SERVICE ENGINE SOON light came on. I wasable tofloat the car up the LocustStreet exitramp and parkanbsp;...

Title:Young And Immortal
Author:Tommy Anthony
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2010-01-11


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