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The CoolKids is the story of the last week of high school for instantly iconic idealist Bartholomew Moriarty. Bart is no ordinary teenager; he’s that one kid in every class, whose superior worldview and punk rock shoot-from-the-hip style make him a thorn in everyone’s side. He’s the product of a scene now 30 years in the making, leaning on words like “integrity” and “credi ...more
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Published May 12th 2011 (first published April 4th 2001)
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With the big title comes a big bang from debut author Ramsey Dean. The CoolKids: An Emotional Hardcore Odyssey (Or The Pros and Cons of Maintaining Veganity in an Increasingly Carnivorous World) is a gut-busting work of staggering genius, full of characters that pop off the page in a suburbia more surreal than the wizards and vampires that currently dominate the genre; the title itself (if you're wondering) a spot-on nod to the emo decade's reliance on overwrought, dramatically p
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Ramsey Dean is one of the more recognizable names in the music business, where his career has been a lifelong study of teen culture and cool kids. After graduating college and unable to get a job in the literary field, the Alphabet City denizen pursued his other passion, scoring a job at a record label and over the years inadvertently specializing in the music of the moment, working with Metallica ...more
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