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- Description<i>Dead Stars</i> is the <i>London Fields</i> of Los Angeles, the <i>Ulysses</i> of TMZ culture an immensely literate, fearsomely interior vel about people who are neither. Tom Bissell, <i>GQ </i> At age thirteen, Telma is famous as the world s youngest breast cancer survivor until threatened with obscurity by a four-year-old who s just undergone a mastectomy . Reeyonna believes that auditioning for pregnant teenage porn will help fulfill her dream of befriending Kanye West . Jackie, a photographer once celebrated for arty nudes of her young daughter, is working at a Sears Family Portrait boutique . And Oscar-winning Michael Douglas searches for meaning while his wife, Catherine, guest-stars on <i>Glee</i>. Moving forward with the inexorable force of a tsunami, <i>Dead Stars</i> is Bruce Wagner s most lavish and remarkable translation yet of the national zeitgeist: post-privacy porn culture, a Kardashianworld of rapid-cycling, disposable narrative where reality-show triumph is the new American narcotic.
- Author Biography<b>Bruce Wagner</b> is a screenwriter and the author of several books, including<i> Dead Stars, </i><i>I'm Losing You</i>, <i>Memorial</i>, <i>The Chrysanthemum Palace</i>, and <i>Still Holding</i>. He lives in Los Angeles.
- Author(s)Bruce Wagner
- PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc
- Date of Publication30/07/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationIndia
- Weight522 g
- Width139 mm
- Height214 mm
- Spine36 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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