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What Ever Happended To Jerry Picco?

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Farewell My Lovely meets Californication.

Meet Jack Storm PhD, disgraced ex-college professor and unlicensed PI. Since getting turfed out of Berkeley for violent misconduct, he's turned his brains and his 250-pound frame to solving crimes. Working out of Los Angeles (and the trunk of his 20 year-old Mercedes Benz), Jack has finally found his true place in life: the gutter.

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Kindle Edition, 166 pages
Published March 31st 2012 (first published March 8th 2011)
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Josh
Jack Storm, a former academic and now unlicensed PI is hired by adult film star Gloria Whole to find her wayward partner - Jerry Picco, a midget adult film star whose popularity is on the decline. What looks to be a relatively simple find and deliver deal turns south when royalty gets involved leading to the reemergence of the ghosts from 1979 which could have an adverse affect on a royal coupling. Along with hard nosed PI Storm, we're introduced to Tony Eagle, a muscle with promise and starlet ...more
Paul Deller
Saw this because I read one of Barlow’s others. Not the same at all. This is a kind of retro-noir about an ex-college professor who turns his hand to solving crimes. It’s also a spoof on a fairy tale (no spoiler intended, so I won’t expand). The writing, despite this unusual premise, is extremely good, real snappy, punchy noir stuff, and the main characters fly off of the page at you. I think you’d call this big-hearted writing, but well within the genre.
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American PI tale in the classic style, featuring porn stars and midgets.
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John Barlow's prize-winning fiction and non-fiction has been published by HarperCollins/William Morrow, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 4th Estate and various others in the UK, US, Australia, Russia, Italy, Germany, Spain and Poland.

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