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Harley Loco

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'She'sexperiencedwealth,culturalalienation,homelessness,brusheswithfame,prison,rehab,recorddeals,amillionblownsecondchances,adozenbrokenheartsandonebloody-knuckledultimatespiritualredemption.Sheevendiedonceintheprocess,andmayverywellhavehadsexwithyourwifebackintheeighties...'ElizabethGilbertWhenshewasseven,RayyaEliasandherupper-classfamilyfledthepoliticalconflictintheirnativeSyria,settlinginasuburbofDetroit.BulliedinschoolandcaughtbetweentheworldofhertraditionalfamilyandhertoughAmericanclassmates,sherebelledearly.RayyamovedtoNewYorkCitytobecomeamusicianandkeptherselfafloatwithanuncommontalentforcuttinghair.Eventuallythough,Elias'saffairswithloversofbothsexeswentawry,her(morethan)occasionaldruguseturnedtoaddictionandshefoundherselflivingonthestreets-betweenvisitstojail.Toldwithakeensenseofhumourandalackofself-pityineventhemostharrowingsituations,HarleyLocoisamemoiraboutjumpinginhead-first,noquestionsasked.It'sabookaboutlivinginthemomentnomatterwhatthatmightbring,andaboutpursuing,notalwaysbychoice,alifeofextremes-highsandlows,painandpassion-untilultimatelyarrivingataplaceofcontentmentandpeace.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781408837696
ISBN-10: 1408837692
Pagini: 340
Dimensiuni: 128 x 198 x 30 mm
Greutate: 0.26 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

Caracteristici

ThisistheKitchenConfidentialofthehairdressingworld,mixedwithJunkiebyWilliamBurroughsandJustKidsbyPattiSmith

Notă biografică

RayyaEliaswasborninAleppo,Syria,in1960andmovedtotheUnitedStatesin1967.Sheisamusician,hairdresserandfilmmakerandshealsosellsrealestatetomakesomeextrascratch.ShelivesinNewYorkCityandLittleYork,NewJerseyandhasbeencleansinceAugust8,1997.http://rayyaelias.com/@Rayyaelias

Recenzii

Itismyhonourtointroducethesepages-sogravely,sostraggly,sohopeful,bright,andtrue
Doanyofusreallyknowourselves?Thiskindofexplorationintothehumanspiritiswhattruereligionisabout.
RayyaElias'twisted,devastatingmemoirofalifelivedonthemarginscantakeitsrightfulplacealongsideTheBasketballDiaries,PleaseKillMeandJustKidsasaclassic,blood-stainedlovelettertobohemianNYC
Eliasremainssympatheticasshetramplesoverhergirlfriends,familyandherselfduringthedrug-addledchaosofEightiesNewYork...Thisbookistobegulpedwhole
Gritty,butbrilliantlyfunny
RayyaElias’sclear-eyedaccountofherverymessyNewYorklife...Apost-punkmiserymemoirthatneverasksforyoursympathy
HarleyLocosucceedsbecauseitconveystheappealofachaoticsex-and-drugslifestyle...Elias’sperspectiveisoftentransparentlyself-deluding,buthervoiceisalwaysappealing,andwilldoubtlessfindawarmandresponsiveaudience
Elias’swriting(inherthirdlanguage)isplainstreet,unliteraryandcompelling;herself-descriptionsareimpressiveintheirrefusaltododgeoreuphemise...ThatshewroteitatallisamajorachievementforElias;somewhatfittingly,perhaps,it’sabookthatstruggleswithitsownnature