Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Joe Speaker, a junkie and barker at a San : Homeboy: A Novel eBook: Seth Morgan: Kindle Store. Joe Speaker, a junkie and barker at a San Francisco strip joint, finds a carat blue diamond that involves him in a murder/blackmail deal and lands him in jail. Seth Morgan, who won acclaim last spring for his first novel, ”Homeboy,” which drew on his experiences in the drug culture of San Francisco.

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Seth Morgan’s novel stands out as one of the great reading experiences of my life. Geen idee of het werd vertaald in het Nederlands. Nov 28, Printable Tire rated it it was eeth.

And that was it until about four months later and I was home in LA. Or was he just her dealer? Revisiting HomeboyI was reminded of a story about Martin Scorsese. How I’d never heard of this book before is beyond me. An adrenaline-pumped, hallucinogenic descent into the lower depths, Homeboy is a tough, eye-opening look at San Francisco during the AIDS epidemic. Those three chapters and the cover letter to his agent were reprinted a few years after his death, in issue number sixteen of Conjunctions.

Preview — Homeboy by Seth Morgan. Bit of a cult title, if you see it it’s a well-written slap in the face. If that makes it sound depressing, believe me, it’s not.

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Retrieved from ” https: Now this was a great, if utterly disgusting, first novel. Great work of ribald fiction.


His editors spent two years sanding the word count down to the final page hardcover, which Random House released in May of and re-titled Homeboy. I wish the author had gotten to write more before norgan death.

At the time of his own death in a motorcycle accident, Morgan was under contract for a second novel, set in New Orleans and titled Mambo Mephiste. Geen idee dus hoe dat gaat aflopen, maar ik kan me amper voorstellen dat het een teleurstelling wordt. He eventually dropped out and spent the next several years running drugs, working the door at various San Francisco strip joints, drinking to excess and cultivating his own drug habit.

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But what can’t be imitated is the vision and the knowledge of hard living that Morgan earned as a biker, pusher, addict, and prison inmate. The underside of New Orleans. It is also a chilling portrait of life inside California’s notorious prisons and how Joe managed to survive doing his time day by day. In the spring ofthe publication mirgan Homeboy led to positive reviews and book-signing engagements for Morgan in several cities, including San Francisco, where 17 years earlier he had impaled a bystander’s hand with a knife during an armed robbery.

Als lezer zit het moelijkste werk dan ook erop hokeboy die verwarrende openingshoofdstukken. According to their ,organ, both had high blood-alcohol levels and significant amounts of cocaine in their systems. His second novel, Mambo Mephistewas by his own account to be the definitive Mardi Gras novel. Seth Morgan was t. Morgan was the son [3] of soap fortune morfan and poet George Frederick Morganand Constance Canfield. The entire thing shows what a talent I homebpy introduced to this novel, oddly enough, by Seth Morgan’s obituary.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Only Morgan’s version is definitely a story — plots, and sub-plots, and full dimensional characters. Apr 24, andrew rated it liked it Recommends it for: Good girls was plain as grits, it was the bad uns had the gumption of gumbo. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Just the same as i can tell you everything about jail cept how to stay out and most all there is about livin cept how not to die. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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But it’s in prison that the real trouble begins. Roger was kind enough to send me a paperback of Homeboy a couple years ago and I haven’t been the same since. Mar 31, Phil Spinks rated it really liked it.

As a native San Franciscan, I’m terribly ashamed that I didn’t know about this pulpy yarn, set in the seedy, scummy, slutty, smutty streets of the Tenderloin and North Beach neighborhoods.

The two began a relationship and became engaged. Lovers of more graphic crime fiction will love it.