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Siam Miami

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  4 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, First Edition, 448 pages
Published 1969 by The Macmillan Company
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Mala
Jul 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Artists fed up with their evil managers.
There's so much living that has nothing to do with what's important. Without singing, I'd be in that kind of life. I don't want to grow up by putting the best part of myself aside. The unused life is the terror. But most people are nerveless and settle for a full stomach. (…) I don't look at singing as being a success. I look at it as being myself. And, naturally, I'm going to fight for my survival. It's the first law of life. (104)

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BLRBrazil
This is really a 3.5 for me, almost a 4.0. It's very well written with some enjoyable dialogue and clever insights. I don't know just how faithfully it depicts the music world in the USA but it certainly comes across as very authentic and offers up a most unpleasant villain, as well as the two attractive lead characters who the author brings very much to life. Definitely a recommended read. I reckon it would make a good film.
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