“Vancouver's eclectic but always engaging Jim Christy serves up a raw, no-blinkers tribute. . . . The book's back cover bumph is, for once, spot-on: Christy cuts through all the crap.” —Toronto Star
“A comic, sad, absorbing story that throws a fresh, clear light on the hard-living, crater-faced writer who became a role-model for the bad behaviour of a generation. No overgloss here: this is a warts-and-all story, simply and compellingly told.” —Vancouver Sun
“A brisk and spirited toast to the 'dirty old man' of American letters.” —Vancouver
About the Author
Jim Christy is the author of "The Long Slow Death of Jack Kerouac." Claude Powell is a photographer who was also a friend of Charles Bukowski.