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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Alternative History
  • Language:English
  • Pages:228
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781543978506

The Loopholes Dossier - a satire

by Larry Hankin

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Overview
Back-in-the-day, Larry Hankin lived homeless for a year and through his writings, decided to explore the comic and different ways different people "survive" and choose to define the word itself. Through comic fable, Dossier, oral history, rants, doggerel 'pomes', lovelorn laments, near suicide & a Haiku, Hankin's quirky stories reveal how 3 completely different characters "survive" in contemporary America: A 15-year-old runaway grows into his mid-30's through 8 funny fables. A former U.S. president's personal rise, fall, impeachment, punishment, and self-styled redemption is laid out through his Personal FBI Dossier released through the Freedom of Information Act. And: The last 4 years of a 70-year-old homeless man and doggerel poet told through his own notebooks, voice recordings and 'pomes', all of which were found among his belongings after he passed away.
Description
Back-in-the-day, Larry Hankin lived homeless for a year and through his writings, decided to explore the comic and different ways different people "survive" and choose to define the word itself. Through comic fable, Dossier, oral history, rants, doggerel 'pomes', lovelorn laments, near suicide & a Haiku, Hankin's quirky stories reveal how 3 completely different characters "survive" in contemporary America: A 15-year-old runaway grows into his mid-30's through 8 funny fables. A former U.S. president's personal rise, fall, impeachment, punishment, and self-styled redemption is laid out through his Personal FBI Dossier released through the Freedom of Information Act. And: The last 4 years of a 70-year-old homeless man and doggerel poet told through his own notebooks, voice recordings and 'pomes', all of which were found among his belongings after he passed away.
About the author
Larry Hankin: graduated as an industrial designer from Syracuse University, moved to Greenwich Village, started doing stand-up in coffeehouses, and was soon opening for Woody Allen and Miles Davis. He then joined Second City in Chicago, soon bolted to San Francisco with 6 other Second City members and started "The Committee", a rival improv group, drifted down to Los Angeles, got an agent, and, "Officially became a working actor in Hollywood." Larry has appeared in over 120 films and TV Shows from "Friends" and "Seinfeld" ("Mr. Heckles" and "The Guy Who Stole The Raisins"), to "CSI", "Breaking Bad", Bill Hader's new HBO series, "Barry", & a soon-to-be-released feature film, but continues to explore his writing through fables and political and social satire in his stage show, film shorts, and with this book.
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