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What one can get up to in a wheelchair!
Paperback, 240 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by Serpent's Tail
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Nick Colen
Jun 14, 2012 Nick Colen rated it really liked it
A little bit mystery a little bit thriller a whole lot of entertainment. Daniel Evan Weiss is one of my all time favorite authors. The NY times called him "the evil kanievel of novelist" his stories are gritty to the point of being filthy but they also feature more heart and honesty than almost any of his more famous contemporaries.
Martina Hava
Aug 11, 2013 Martina Hava rated it it was amazing
This is the story of a tennis star revelling in his glamorous life full of joy; joy that includes many women. Two of them he sees on a steady basis and many more besides these two. The main character of the book enjoys the same life style as many other famous people.

All of a sudden…. Kaboom….. and all is over in the blink of an eye . . . in a mere second the life of this rich and famous tennis player is trashed beyond recognition and will never be the same . . . accident, injury, life as a crip
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Sheri
Jul 29, 2011 Sheri rated it liked it
My grade: C+. A very different and interesting book. The beginning didn't grab me, and after reading about a quarter of the book I set it down. There were also a lot of short sentences. Perhaps the author was using this as a technique to portray Marty's voice, but it took me from the story. I picked the book up months later and became engaged by the characters that wouldn't be pinned down. Did Marty's ex-girlfriend Esther intentionally run him down, resulting in his double amputation? Or was it ...more
Yanfang Chen
Mar 31, 2013 Yanfang Chen rated it it was amazing
See pass the inconvenience of wheelchair life, the Inner Light, whether or not understood by the owner himself, is the source of power, the reason to survive, and the driving force to find forgiveness and happiness in life. The story may be fictional, the soul is not. This is a story of Light, shining through the darkness of reality all around.

Weiss' books are always philosophical, psychological and intensely sexual – more than vanilla. Enjoy!


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Daniel Evan Weiss is the author of four novels: The Roaches Have No King, Hell on Wheels, Honk if You Love Aphrodite, and The Swine’s Wedding. His most recent book is non-fiction, The Magic of Middle-aged Women: Romance, Sex, Deviance--Freedom.
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