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The novel that inspired the major motion picture directed by Gus Van SantBob Hughes the offbeat edgy and slightly skewed leader of a crew of traveling junkies describes himself as lduo;one of the cleverest and ringiest and most notorious dope fiend drugstore cowboys on the entire West Coast including Alaskarduo; Bob his wife Diane Rick and Nadine have a penc. Stunning autobiography I m wondering if Mr Fogle has written anything else while incarcerated because this is easily as insightful and professionally written as anything Jim Caroll Luke Davis Hubert Selby Jnr or arguably even William Burroughs has producedbr Heartbreakingly sad in places but with a hilarious freeflowing style which had me both giggling uncontrollably and profoundly moved at the same time Highly recommendedbr Nicki B

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Nd who spent thirtyfive years of his life in prisonmdash;has turned their lives into something darkly comic ; Set in Portland Oregon in the early s Drugstore Cowboy is a resonating evocation of life at the bottom and yet by portraying his characters without judgment or glamor Fogle has illuminated them His debut novel is a singular work of contemporary ficti. this book is pretty good but junky by burroughs is the be all and end all of opiate addiction

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Hant for robbing drugstores and grabbing pills and capsules to support their habit and relieve their boredom ; Itrsuo;s an alltooreal examination of the addictrsuo;s domain the euphoria the paranoia the busts the overdoses the haunting reality of trying to survive your own world But James Foglemdash;who based this extraordinary novel on his own experiences a. Needlessly foul rendering of the soggy underbelly of American drug culture of the 70s


15 thoughts on “Drugstore Cowboy: A Novel

  1. says:

    Stunning autobiography, I'm wondering if Mr Fogle has written anything else while incarcerated because this is easily as insightful and professionally written as anything Jim Caroll, Luke Davis, Hubert Selby Jnr or, arguably, even William Burroughs has produced. Heartbreakingly sad in places but with a hilarious free flowing style which had me both giggling uncontrollably and profoundly moved at the same time. Highly recommende

  2. says:

    Could not read very boring, no depth what so ever.

  3. says:

    Consegna perfetta, però avevo ordinato l'edizione in inglese e mi sono visto consegnare la traduzione italiana. Non la restituisco perché mi va bene anche in italiano, ma avevo ordinato una cosa diversa.

  4. says:

    Needlessly foul rendering of the soggy underbelly of American drug culture of the 70s

  5. says:

    For years I resisted reading this book for the same reason I still haven't made it to New York: I was afraid it wouldn't live up to the cinematic version. To say I love the Gus Van Sant film is an understatement

  6. says:

    I actually liked the movie better than the book. The book is profane and gritty, possibly realistic. Despite having than a passing acquaintance with the life myself, I liked the sanitized version better. Having said that, however, the book is a gem, having been written by someone with intimate knowledge of his subject. Downbeat wi

  7. says:

    No one can accuse James Fogle of not having done his research. The man spent the majority of his adult life behind bars for apparent

  8. says:

    I am a big fan of the movie Drugstore Cowboy and when I found out it was based on book, I had to find it and read it. I am not disappointed. Although the movie closely follows the book and even uses dialogue directly from the book, there are enough difference and delicious little details to keep my interest.

  9. says:

    this book is pretty good, but junky by burroughs is the be all and end all of opiate addiction.

  10. says:

    The book is even better than the movie but I urge you to watch the movie first then read the book.

  11. says:

    Entertaining fictionalized account of the real deal: The Drugstore Cowboy. Active at robbing drugstores primarily in the Pacific North West for many years, James Fogle weaves an interesting account of his exploits. After a life of crime with his sketchy co horts, he works at getting clean only to be killed by his young nemesis.

  12. says:

    I love reading stories like this. I could not put this book down. The dead on accuracies of drug addiction and w

  13. says:

    Good book.

  14. says:

    HUGE MATT DILLON FAN. Hopefully the book is similar to the dvd

  15. says:

    Hands down my favorite book of all time. Bob really grows on you and the twist of events at the end had me crying for an hour. I re

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