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The California Book of the Dead By Tim Farrington

The California Book of the Dead by Tim Farrington

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In a tour de force of romantic comedy, brilliant newcomer Tim Farrington brings San Francisco into delightful focus in this wonderfully witty novel of life, love and awakenings.

The California Book of the Dead Summary

The California Book of the Dead by Tim Farrington

In the heart of San Francisco's Mission District, an eclectic and dazzling cast of characters gather in a house share. Burning off their pasts to reinvent themselves in California, here is a lovably unusual and richly drawn group of friends: Marlowe, a political lesbian ripe for a radical life change; Daa, her devoted lover, ever willing to forgive; a stubbornly heterosexual male massage therapist; Sheba, a clueless innocent in paradise; Dante, the gentle troubador who specialises in unrequited romance, and Vic, primed for lessons in love, San Franscisco-style. THE CALIFORNIA BOOK OF THE DEAD follows their lives as they grapple with love and liberation, substance and soul in a landscape where nothing is what it seems. In a land of spiritual soirees, sexual bonding, and pagan and Buddhist ritual gatherings, they play out their destinies as the rude realities of life and death intervene. Tim Farrington's phenomenal debut novel illuminates our times with loving accuracy, unfurling a story both magical and true.

About Tim Farrington

Tim Farrington came to California in the early eighties and lived in various ashrams, communes, and mountain shacks before settling in San Francisco, where he lives with his wife. His short stories have appeared in several magazines, THE CALIFORNIA BOOK OF THE DEAD is his first novel.

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The California Book of the Dead by Tim Farrington
Used - Very Good
Simon & Schuster
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