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"A coming of age story... refreshing to read because it is empty of dysfunctional characters."
-- Weam Namou, author of The Feminine Art and The Mismatched Braid
"With a happy facility for words... John Gorman shapes Shades of Luz into an antic, frantic, cockeyed search for love and meaning. This wonderfully odd story introduces us to a marvelously inventive universe with tough guys, loony broads, jazz-playing monkeys and surprises that can change our lives."
-- Karen Heuler, author of The Soft Room
John Gorman's stories have been published in Mississippi Review, Writer's Digest, The Helix, Quarterly Literary Review of Singapore, Word Riot, Monkeybicycle, and elsewhere. He won the 2003 NY Int'l Indie Film and Video Festival screenplay competition with "For the Love of Auntie". He earned his MFA in Creative Writing from Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. He lives in New York City.
what a wonderful, unique and riveting book! This book really makes you feel like you are living in this story - such a real depiction! Read morePublished 6 days ago by TraderNYC
Shades of Luz is full of surprises. It's action-packed, funny and sometimes even a little weird, but in a good way. Benny Fluke is the kind of guy I want to be. Read morePublished on November 9, 2009 by Anthony Oprisiu