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john fante - the road to los angeles

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it's fluid and self depricating without being pathetic or embarassing. very youthful but world weary and a bit cold. his first novel; never published during his lifetime, manuscript was found in a trunk with some loose ends after his death.
it makes me want to be eighteen again, and i hated being eighteen. only a few chapters into it.