I Pass Like Night

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Morrow, Jul 1, 1989 - Fiction - 167 pages
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When Alexander Vine finishes his work day, he leaves his post as a doorman at Manhattan's exclusive Four Seasons restaurant -- and enters a nighttime landscape of chance and danger, excitement and reinvention in the city's erotic underworld. Walking a tightrope between sexual desire and self-extinction, Alexander Vine charts his destructive course -- and his struggle for redemption -- with startling, unadorned clarity.

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Dark, seamy, steamy, and utterly effective at evoking the sordid grime of Old, Taxi Driver New York. Confessional and at once raw and guarded, it's not the most comfortable read, but, God, it's rich and wounded and human. A litany of vices with a heart. Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
20
Section 3
26
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About the author (1989)

Jonathan Ames is a contributing writer to the New York Press and a comic monologist in the tradition of Spalding Gray. His first novel I Pass Like Night was published in 1989 and led to feature articles about Ames in USA Today and Vanity Fair. Ames has performed at PS 122, Fez, the Nuyorican Poets' Cafe and the New York Public Library. His work has been anthologized in the Henfield Foundation Anthology and in an anthology edited by Joyce Carol Oates. He has worked as a taxi driver, au pair, fiction writing teacher and model. He grew up in Orange, New Jersey, and currently resides in New York.

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