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High Life

(2002)
(The second book in the Little House on the Bowery series)
A novel by

 
 
Hollywood, the City of Dreams. Jack had one ambition: to become famous, a star--in exactly what way he didn't care. He just wanted to be like the people whose lives he followed in the tabloids: Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Tom and Nicole. Instead he entered a world much seedier than anything he could have imagined, a world of drugs and crime, whores, snuff shows, incest, deceit, and despair. His wife, Karen, a hooker, is found dead--murdered and disemboweled. During his search for her killer he meets Bella, a woman of immense wealth, and sees a chance to make his dreams of money and fame come true. As it turns out, though, his nightmare is only beginning.

With a new introduction by Dennis Cooper, Stokoe proves himself a worthy heir to the great tradition of California noir. High Life is an unholy hybrid of Raymond Chandler's best work and Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho.

Genre: Horror

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April 2018 : Australia Paperback
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Title: High Life
Author(s): Matthew Stokoe
ISBN: 0-9874536-7-X / 978-0-9874536-7-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Matthew Stokoe
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July 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: High Life (Little House on the Bowery)
Author(s): Matthew Stokoe
ISBN: 1-933354-53-4 / 978-1-933354-53-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little House on the Bowery
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July 2008 : Paperback
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Title: High Life
Author(s): Matthew Stokoe, Dennis Cooper
Publisher: Akashic Books
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January 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: High Life (Little House on the Bowery)
Author(s): Matthew Stokoe
ISBN: 1-888451-32-7 / 978-1-888451-32-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Akashic Books
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January 2013 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: High Life
Author(s): Matthew Stokoe
Publisher: September Press Books
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