Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair, and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side

Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair, and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side

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"Twisted, devastating . . . A classic, blood-stained love letter to bohemian NYC." -Craig Marks

When Rayya Elias was seven, her family fled their native Syria to settle in Detroit. Bullied in school and rebelling against her traditional home-life, Rayya turned her sights to fashion and music. She became a hairdresser and started a band that played the club scene in the early 1980s before she moved to New York at age twenty-three to further her musical career. She… (mehr)

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Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair and Post-Punk from the Middle East to the Lower East Side is candid, powerful proof that truth can be stranger than fiction, and that triumph in the face in the face of adversity can make a riveting, rewarding read.

Though slow to get going, the second half of this memoir is strong stuff, with some truly amazing stories well-told.

Bookslut : Harley Loco ( 5. April 2013)

Someone badass enough to earn a nickname at Rikers Island definitely has stories to tell. But whether it's still too raw for her to face up to, or because the memories have been blunted by large volumes of pharmaceuticals, the dramatic effect of her tempestuous life is done in by the flat prose.


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Verlag: Penguin ( 4. April 2013)

Format: EPUB

Seitenzahl: 320 Seiten

Dateigröße: 988 KB

Schutz: DRM

Sprache: Englisch


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