Dan Fante is the author of the memoir Fante, the novels 86'd, Chump Change, Mooch, and Spitting Off Tall Buildings, and several books of poetry, short stories, and plays. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son.
Great read, I'd never heard of the writer or his father but it didn't matter the book held my attention and than some. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Johnny Pancake
With a father like author John Fante, you had to be tough. Dan Fante's well-written memoir of his turbulent life takes the reader through a depressing history of numerous... Read morePublished 6 months ago by DLB Ramsey
Moves nice enough for the first hundred pages, and then:BAM!Like a bottle of nitro, this thing explodes to the point you hate to put it down for anything: run to the john, go to... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kirk Alex
Having read all of John Fante's fiction and his Selected Letters, I deliberately avoided reading anything by Dan Fante. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Michael H. Tidemann
I chose this as I have known many people who were very much like this. Proud of any one who can stop thinking only of themselves and rise above the addiction. Read morePublished 18 months ago by lady
loved his writing and will order all the Fante books...cannot think of more words.....
loved all the things he went through
I came on Fante's book by accident, or perhaps habit best descibes it. I often scan titles and brief descriptions of books and then let the book pick me. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Pammy
This is a great book. It really pulled me in and I loved learning the personal side of the Fantes.
I don't like the fact that Dan Fante had his hand held by his mom by her... Read more
Again DAN FANTE writes a winner! This time about his family. Many interesting stories than revolve around his relationship with different members of his family. Read morePublished on January 24, 2012 by Albert C. Marth