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Tara Jepsen, with Michelle Tea, discusses and signs Like a Dog

A skateboarder in her early thirties, Paloma is aimlessly winging it through life. She takes low-paying jobs, drinks neon-colored wine coolers in the park, and drives to the Central Valley to skate the empty swimming pools dotting the sun-blasted landscape.  Paloma struggles to have a relationship with her brother Peter, whose opiate addiction makes that nearly impossible. Her own delusions about the nature of addiction help to keep the threat of Peter's death by overdose at a comfortable enough distance, and as he slides into a dangerous spiral, Paloma tries out the world of stand-up comedy, happier than she's ever been. (City Lights Books)

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Event date: 
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 3:00pm
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Like a Dog (City Lights/Sister Spit) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780872867345
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: City Lights Books - September 26th, 2017

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