a: A Novel

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Grove/Atlantic, Inc., Mar 17, 1998 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Conceptually unique, hilarious and frightening, referred to as “pornography” in The New York Times Book Review’s original review and as a “work of genius” in Newsweek’s, a: A Novel is the perfect literary manifestation of Andy Warhol’s sensibility. In the late sixties Warhol set out to turn a trade book into a piece of pop art, and the result was this astonishing account of the famously influential group of artists, superstars, addicts and freaks who made up the Factory milieu. Created from audiotapes recorded in and around the Factory, a: A Novel begins with the fabulous Ondine popping several amphetamines and then follows its characters as they converse with inspired, speed-driven wit and cut swaths through the clubs, coffee shops, hospitals, and whorehouses of 1960’s Manhattan.
 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
8
Section 3
10
Section 4
11
Section 5
45
Section 6
54
Section 7
56
Section 8
61
Section 16
178
Section 17
207
Section 18
222
Section 19
240
Section 20
256
Section 21
282
Section 22
304
Section 23
329

Section 9
72
Section 10
90
Section 11
100
Section 12
110
Section 13
120
Section 14
153
Section 15
165
Section 24
341
Section 25
362
Section 26
396
Section 27
411
Section 28
445
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