O'Rourke: Another Slop Sink Chronicle

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Cool Grove Press, Jan 1, 2002 - Humor - 290 pages
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Fiction. In a manic romp through America's maddest metropolis, screenwriter Kevin Bartelme's O'ROURKE chronicles the hilarious escapades and misadventures of tile-setters Robert O'Rourke and his assistant Maurice. Bartelme guides the two craftsmen through a series of wild vignettes wherein they encounter a whole panoply of characters who variously amuse, entertain, and occasionally torment them as they ply their trade everywhere from the sewer to the penthouse. As craftsmen, they are obliged to maintain certain standards, but their clients keep getting in the way with their loony designs, goofy histrionics and plain bad taste. O'ROURKE is a non-stop farce with an edge, bound to delight anyone who has actually managed to maintain a sense of humor.

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O'Rourke: another slop sink chronicle was published in 2002, Cool Grove Press. The Great Wall of New York is his second novel (oub date oct 2006. Kevin is working on the continuing the chronicles of New Yorks own master tile mason Robert ORourke, the subject of his first novel. Robert Grossman is a New York artist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, The Nation, The New Yorker, The New York Observer, Rolling Stone and many other publications. Mr. Bartelme is a long time resident of New York City.

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