By Mike Sager
–Ron Carlson, writer, go back to Oakpine, co-director, MFA application in Fiction Writing, collage of California, Irvine.
In this crafty page-turner, a cherished superstarlet, a debatable billionaire hip-hop wealthy person, and a tv writer/producer idled by means of the demoralizing strike are associated jointly improbably by way of homicide, household heartbreak, a intercourse video . . . and their inclusion on a mystery subscription checklist for an unique dressmaker pressure of clinical marijuana. Over a span of 3 likely usual days and nights in l. a., the area wobbles on its electronic axis, and futures are perpetually changed.
Hollywood, January 2008. The Writers Guild of the USA is on strike. An more and more peevish viewing viewers is relegated to a hunger vitamin of reruns and previous video clips. What occurs while a sequence of stunning, lethal, and prurient occasions boils over right into a excellent typhoon of serendipitous, round the clock programming? And what turns into of the key avid gamers, whose lives are unalterably masticated through the public’s correct to know?
High Tolerance is the second one novel through award-winning Rolling Stone and Esquire journalist Mike Sager, whose paintings has encouraged a couple of movies, together with the vintage Boogie Nights. He summons his significant descriptive and narrative powers—and 3 many years behind the curtain overlaying celebrities, gangs, medicines, and crime—to weave jointly a uncooked and insightful story of advanced lives within the moving racial panorama of turn-of-the-century l. a., the dream manufacturing unit from which the yankee Zeitgeist is exported round the globe.
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