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Pariah

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Pariah is the complete three-part serial novel (Rash, Talon, and The Stickler) about a group of homeless punk rockers living on the streets of Austin, Texas in the late 1990s. The story follows their separate lives as they tangle within each other in unexpected ways. Dark, macabre, and offbeat.

Rash was an Independent Publisher's Awards Finalist for Best Horror 2002, and a
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Betty Von Black
Oct 10, 2015 Betty Von Black rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent read. Its been a long time since I cried for any character in a book and I found myself sobbing. Throughout the no el bombs are dropped that spin you and tie everything together beautifully. By far one of my favorite authors. It helps that he weaves his tales with beautiful and accurate descriptions on the early days of punk. I highly recommend any of his books.
Colin
Oct 11, 2007 Colin rated it really liked it
Pariah is a collection of three smaller books. Rash, talon and the stickler. It kinda reads as a darker punk version of catcher in the rye, though not as good. Anyone involved in any kind of underground scene will say they know someone that is like one of the many characters in the book. It says it is a horror book and has won awards as a horror book, but it is more just a story of a run away gutterpunk and his travels. At times the book goes into over detail, but it is a good fast read.
Andrew Bond
Dec 02, 2009 Andrew Bond rated it it was amazing
This one book has like three different stories in it that all tie together in a surprising way. Deffiantley and interesting book.
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