Dan Fante . . .
"A running commentary on the truth behind Los Angeles's gleaming facade -- a life of brief encounters, desperation, addiction and the chasm-sized distance between people -- Short Dog digs into the dark landscape of the real America.
"In eight brutally honest short stories, Dan Fante
takes the traditional cab driver "knowledge" to a deeper place fueled
by raw emotion, wine-guzzling existentialism and fleetingly hopeful
poetic epiphanies. Here, the City of Angel' halo has definitely slipped
. . ."
Trade paperback - 114 pages - $14.00