By Beth Nugent
Live women is the tale of Catherine, in her twenties, who sells tickets in a run-down porn theater in a decrepit port urban, an indication within the window of the seedy inn the place she lives reads Transients Welcome. Her in simple terms buddy is Jerome, an anorexic drag queen who searches for romance one of the sailors.
As Catherine and Jerome set out for Hollywood, we witness -with equivalent horror and fascination -- their determined try and locate redemption in a global that gives them so little.
In haunting, stylized prose, Nugent takes us deep into her protagonist's psyche whereas portray a strange -- but oddly frequent -- photograph of a dissociated, disconnected the US. dwell women is a travel de strength that would go away nobody who reads it unshaken.
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