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King of Cats

A Life in Five Novellas

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King of Cats: A Life in Five Novellas by Blake Fraina
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What makes a person fascinating? Is it what they hide or what they reveal? Is it who they are or who they appear to be? A struggling filmmaker believes he recognizes the face of a man in an old painting and becomes obsessed with finding him. On the cusp of his band's success, a closeted guitarist walks out on his longtime male lover to live with a woman he hardly knows. After spending one fateful night in bed together, two youthful musicians enter into a bitter and emotionally devastating power struggle for control over their band and one another. And eight years later, tragedy forces both men to confront the inescapable and bitter legacy of their fathers' influence. Peopled with vivid characters and told in sharp dialogue, the five stories that comprise "King of Cats" tell the provocative, sometimes heartbreaking story of luminous, enigmatic rock star Jimmy 'Strange' Lyons. Weaving back and forth through time, from a tenement in Alphabet City to a luxury co-op overlooking Central Park to a semi-detached in North London, Jimmy's life unfolds like a mystery, gradually revealing his secrets and exposing the vast gulf that often lies between what appears to be and what is.
Release date Australia
February 25th, 2004
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Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
iUniverse.com
Pages
252
Dimensions
157x227x16
ISBN-13
9780595307562
Product ID
1800069

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