By Keith Adams

ISBN-10: 1849911428

ISBN-13: 9781849911429


This violently colourful, devastatingly forthright recounting of the author’s look for self amidst the shards of mania, happens virtually completely over the process the summer season of the author’s forty-first yr – set opposed to the glittering historical past of the hall of goals, the swanky swathe of the West facet of los angeles stretching from the Hollywood Hills to the boulevards of Beverly hill – with its story of luxurious items, religious discovery, thrust for glory, tremendous principles, no longer so significant principles, fist-fights, arrest by means of the LAPD, and, eventually, a prognosis of bipolar illness. It asks if the glowing character chained up through temper stabilizers is the genuine self, and, whether it is now not, is there this kind of factor as a true self?

About the Author

Keith Adams, born in 1964, perennially wonders how an abnormally tall, working-class boy from the North beach of britain ended up in a home in Hollywood with canine, and his companion, a number one scientific learn scientist at UCLA. even though he writes for a dwelling (computer code), he constantly was hoping to do “real writing”, from event. that chance got here from being clinically determined with bipolar illness in 2006, after a significant brush with madness. At one element, he heavily believed he will be a mix homosexual megastar / epochal highbrow / latter day Messiah. fairly evidently, he turned none of these issues, yet he did live to tell the tale the inevitable crash to inform the story, because of the aid of acquaintances and family

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