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Canongate, 2001 - Fiction - 180 pages
11 Reviews
Ten months after the death of his legendary father, Bruno Dante has cleaned himself up, straightened out, and is back on the wagon. Dante is also back on the mooch, selling computer supplies for an all-American straight guy in a company staffed with a motley crew of ex-addicts and alcoholics. But when Orbit Computer Supplies hires the beautiful Jimmi Valiente, a Mexican femme fatale with a gang-banger background, Dante's world once again prepares to go into free fall.

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Review: Mooch

User Review  - Andrea Mullarkey - Goodreads

At the end of Chump Change I wondered if Fante would be able to keep up the pace for 3 more semi-autobiographical novels. I also wondered whether I could keep up if in fact he did. Now having read ... Read full review

Review: Mooch (Bruno Dante #2)

User Review  - Josie Boyce - Goodreads

More solid Buk-ness from Dan Fante. Enjoyable rolling around in the ashes stuff. Bang on characterizations, and jaw droppingly good dialogue. Entertaining angry man books. Relishing the final two, to be read in the next few days. Read full review

About the author (2001)

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.

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