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Tweakerville Life and Death in Hawaii's Ice World

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ISBN-10: 1566479339

ISBN-13: 9781566479332

Edition: 2010

Authors: Alexei Melnick

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In ¿Tweakerville,¿ the first novel by Alexei Melnick, we are drawn into Hawai'i¿s ice world. When the novel begins, narrator Jesse Gomes, a 17-year-old who runs drugs on his moped, is partying with his dealer and crew, stealing beer and fighting. Rain falls on the tarps covering the back yard; people throw bottles into the street; everyone is high. It is the best night of Jesse¿s life. The following morning, he wakes up next to a girl who has ODd on ice. They roll her body in a piece of carpet and drive to an isolated patch of forest, where Jesse digs her grave. The story, told largely in a brutal, flat pidgin, is chilling in its matter-of-factness and its refusal to either demonize or…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Mutual Publishing LLC
Publication date: 10/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English