Secret Frequencies: A New York Education

Secret Frequencies: A New York Education
Author: 
Language: 
ISBN10: 
0803293550
ISBN13: 
9780803293557
Pages: 
248
Published: 
December 1st 2006 by Bison Books
Rating: 
3.82

In this compelling memoir, John Skoyles guides us through 1960s New York. Caught between his uncle Fred, a mob associate and man-about-town, and his aunt Linda, a secretary at Paramount Pictures on Times Square, the sixteen-year-old finds himself exploring everything from the bars and swank apartments of Manhattan's Upper East Side to the flophouses and haunts of Forty-second Street. Secret Frequencies spins in graceful turns from deadpan hilarity to unflinching bleakness as Skoyles encounters New York’s most comic, absurd, and sometimes dangerous seductions.

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