Adrenaline: a novel

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Alyson Books, Oct 1, 2000 - Fiction - 302 pages
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It begins as a routine trick: two guys on a beach after midnight. Instant attraction, chemical overload, but in the heat of the moment they are interrupted. Brutalized by police, they fight back, a cop dies, and Nick and Jeff are on the run through Los Angeles at its worst. James Robert Baker's cult first novel -- originally published under the name James Dillinger -- is at once an anarchist's howl of rage at oppression and the soulless culture of Hollywood, and it is a noir thriller peppered with hilarious vignettes and ironic insight.

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Two men get more than they had expected after hooking up on a Memorial Day weekend. They are framed for murder by the police. A nosey neighbor calls the cops on them saying that they are fighting ... Read full review

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Baker was a filmmaker whose underground film Mouse Klub Konfidential, about Mouseketeer turned gay-bondage filmmaker, is credited with driving Michael Medved away from filmmaking. On November 5, 1997, he committed suicide.

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