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Detour

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Detour brings to vivid life the cheap gaiety of small time Miami roadhouse, the hustlers and the tough guys, the sailors and their pickups. It is the disturbing story of three women who were trapped in a blind alley of bitterness and violence.
Mass Market Paperback, 382 pages
Published 1952 by Permabooks
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Bandit
Dec 10, 2012 Bandit rated it liked it
It's a shame there is no cover art for this on GR, but on the other hand it's a good thing. Shame since it's a classic lesbianish pulp fiction cover, good thing because it's completely misleading. The book in fact has nothing to do with lesbianism and it surprisingly well written for a pulp, but so incredibly sad and heavy. The characters and their lives are just so thoroughly saturated with despair and loneliness and dissatisfaction and desperation that it's sort of tough to read. Great ...more
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