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Blast from the Past
by Kinky Friedman | Literature & Fiction
Registered by winglevanderwing of Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on Sunday, April 22, 2012
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Journal Entry 1 by winglevanderwing from Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on Sunday, April 22, 2012

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"Kinky's back, and Abbie Hoffman's got him. Or he's got Abbie. Or a mysterious man with dirty blonde hair and a faded camouflage jacket has them both in his gunsights. It's always hard to tell who the bad guys are, because the country-western singer turned author draws an almost invisible line between his real life and his fictional adventures. That, of course, is where the fun comes in. In Blast from the Past, the Kinkster serves up an appetizer for his myriad fans--a prequel to such novels as Roadkill and The Love Song of J. Edgar Hoover. The book explains how Kinky got into the detecting game and met up with the Greenwich Village irregulars who populate this popular series--Ratso, Rambam, McGovern, and the luscious Stephanie DuPont. The action takes place in the post-Watergate 1970s, when Abbie's hiding out in upstate New York, sex and drugs are de riguer, and nobody's ever heard of political correctness. The mystery is pretty simple--you can see the ending coming long before Kinky can--but that's never been the point of these bawdy, irreverent tales. To quote Friedman himself, "Being a private dick is pretty simple. Once you run out of cocaine, crazy ideas, and self-pitying bullshit, you're eventually left with the truth." " 


Journal Entry 2 by winglevanderwing at Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on Sunday, July 01, 2012

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Journal Entry 3 by winglevanderwing at Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on Saturday, July 14, 2012

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Released 1 yr ago (7/15/2012 UTC) at Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany

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Journal Entry 4 by wingbooksieboowing at Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on Sunday, July 15, 2012

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Vielen Dank, thank you!! Hope you also got home safely from the meetup in Mülheim. :-) 




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