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Florrie Fisher
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The Lonely Trip Back

4.27  ·  Rating Details ·  15 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Hardcover, 212 pages
Published 1971 by Doubleday & Company, Inc.
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Phyllis
Mar 18, 2007 Phyllis rated it it was amazing
Life changing. Is it a real memoir, or was Florrie Fisher a strung-out version of Belle Poitrine? Who can say?
Natalie Scala
Aug 11, 2014 Natalie Scala rated it it was amazing
I've been a Strangers with Candy / Amy Sedaris fan for years now, and had obtained a DVD bootleg copy of Florrie's Trip Back lecture after I read the Jerri Blank character was based on Florrie (I think you can watch the entire presentation is on YouTube now). This book is fantastic! Brutally honest Florrie reveals all about the seedy drug culture / street life of the 1940s/50s/early 60s that she was a part of in NYC and FL. The book is as blunt, if not more, than the Trip Back video. And even th ...more
Margot Note
The book that Jerry Blank from Strangers with Candy is based on. Best line: "Davy didn't make me a whore, I made him a pimp...a gold-plated pimp."
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May 27, 2014 Lisa rated it it was amazing
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