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Doug Cooper
Sep 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Lippman pulls you into this world of present and past then climbs inside your head and doesn't leave. This novel really has everything - intriguing characters, brilliant language and prose, captivating setting, expertly-woven narratives, subtle literary allusions and references, and laugh-out-loud comedy. Buy two and give one away. The recipient of the other will love and trust you forever. ...more
Doug Cooper
Sep 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lippman pulls you into this world of present and past then climbs inside your head and doesn't leave. This novel really has everything - intriguing characters, brilliant language and prose, captivating setting, expertly-woven narratives, subtle literary allusions and references, and laugh-out-loud comedy. Buy two and give one away. The recipient of the other will love and trust you for ever. ...more
Chip Jacobs
Oct 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
An incisive, funny and surprisingly poignant descent into America’s ongoing Sharon Tate obsession.

And one, no less, penned by a FIRST-time novelist whose craftsmanship is as terrific as his character study of fixated personalities in a culture that cannot go cold turkey in its infatuation with "celebrity" murders. Gary Lippman, an Innocence Project lawyer and playwright, has created an intoxicating Hollywood tableau of misfits, BDSM weirdos, Manson Family groupies, ably layering them around his
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Not worst book I ever read.... not best. Way too long for the story it tells.
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