Geniuses of Crack by Jeff Gomez

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For Bottlecap, the Virginia-based band introduced in Gomez's cult favorite, Our Noise, the contract with a big Los Angeles record company is irresistible. With humor and insight, Gomez limns the lives of three young men desperately unsure about what they want their lives to be. "A wry, vivid cultural snapshot of the way twentysomethings live now . . . Gomez gets the details just right."--Booklist.

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Jeff Gomez was born in 1970. He currently lives in Los Angeles.
Published October 3, 1997 by Touchstone. 432 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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While bassist Gary and drummer Steve pillage the mini-bar of their way-cool Mondrian Hotel suite, guitarist Mark naively signs a deal memo with weirdly blue-eyed Henry James, a record company executive who then announces that, after listening to a tape of Bottlecap's earlier songs, he doesn't ``h...

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Far out of their element, the boys are immediately intimidated by California life and see bad omens for their album around every corner, but only the band's front man, Mark, notices the band's real-life obstacles: a combatively scrupulous producer, a slimy, manipulative executive and a jealous an...

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