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The California Book of the Dead
No one could take the place of the recently departed Jackson, but artist Marlowe Stewart and her lover Daa (formerly Sheila Swenson of Minnesota) need someone to occupy his space - and share their house rental in the heart of San Francisco's Mission district. Their housemate Jack, a masseur, is delighted when Marlowe's long lost cousin Sheba McKenzie arrives by bus from In...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published June 1st 1998 by Gallery Books
(first published 1997)
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Aug 19, 2008 Betty rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people seeking broad satire of San Franciscians
This was kind of fun. I don't know if I thought it was a huge sterotype (yes) or if in fact... no, it was stupid. all the Buddhists were silly and superficial. I don't know-- kinda fun- but stupid.