Memos from Purgatory and Other Works

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Product Number: Z15557
Released: Aug 20, 2020
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ISBN: #9781980041115
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From the Hugo and Nebula Award–winning author of Strange Wine: A gritty memoir of life in NYC that became the basis for a Hitchcock TV drama. This audiobook also includes Ellison’s Children of the Streets. Hemingway said, “A man should never write what he doesn’t know.” In the mid -fifties, Harlan Ellison—kicked out of college and hungry to write—went to New York to start his career. It was a time of street gangs, rumbles, kids with switchblades, and zip guns made from car radio antennas. Ellison was barely out of his teens himself, but he took a phony name, moved into Brooklyn’s dangerous Red Hook section, and managed to con his way into a “bopping club.” What he experienced (and the time he spent in jail as a result) was the basis for the violent story that Alfred Hitchcock filmed as the first of his hour -long TV dramas. This autobiography is a book whose message you will not be able to ignore or forget.


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Memos from Purgatory and Other Works
Product Number: BX00112007
Product Number:C05752
Product Number:Z15557

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Author(s): Harlan Ellison
Product Number C05752
Released: Feb 15, 2021
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ISBN: #9781980040972

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