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By Andy Warhol

ISBN-10: 0802195229

ISBN-13: 9780802195227

Conceptually detailed, hilarious and scary, known as “pornography” within the ny instances booklet Review’s unique evaluate and as a “work of genius” in Newsweek’s, a: a unique is the suitable literary manifestation of Andy Warhol’s sensibility.

In the overdue sixties Warhol got down to flip a exchange publication right into a piece of father paintings, and the outcome was once this incredible account of the famously influential team of artists, superstars, addicts and freaks who made up the manufacturing unit milieu. made out of audiotapes recorded in and round the manufacturing unit, a: a unique starts with the incredible Ondine popping a number of amphetamines after which follows its characters as they communicate with encouraged, speed-driven wit and minimize swaths during the golf equipment, espresso outlets, hospitals, and whorehouses of 1960’s ny.


"A new type of pop artifact" -- Library magazine

"Hellish hymns from Amphetamine Heaven, the vox populi of the Velvet Underground ... those individuals are witty and they're grand, they do poor issues and make lousy comments. Ondine is an East Village prima donna, a hoarder of gossip and finery and orgies and medication. he's filthy, yet he's humorous ... The characters characterize the weird new classification, untermenschen prefigurations of the technological millenium"
-- Robert Mazzocco long island evaluation of Books "

A paintings of genius" -- Newsweek

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Fernanda sorrise. «E se pure l’avessi sentito? ». ». �No». �Comprò tre case da Narducci. ». �Fabrizio? E come no. Poveraccio... » e fece la croce in aria con le dita, come un papa in benedizione. �Però adesso io vorrei sapere se Iatta c’entrava qualcosa con suo marito. Oppure no». �Che ti devo dire anima mia? Mio marito conosceva tanta di quella gente... Mario Iatta. ». » chiese Rocco sorridendo. ». �Lei ha detto: che faceva ’sto signore? ». Fernanda sorrise appena. I canotti delle labbra mostrarono due incisivi sporchi di rossetto.

Poi contemporaneamente al terzo parto c’è il certificato di morte della Riccobono. Comincia la sua attività di ragioniere nel 1962. Gli affitti di quegli anni lo danno a piazza Re di Roma. Poi a Santa Croce in Gerusalemme. E poi nel 1980 Iatta si compra una casa a via Cavour. ». Da lì il mistero della vita del ragionier Iatta si faceva sempre più interessante. Una scalata al successo dall’80 all’85. Acquisti di una casa a Fregene, e un altro appartamento a Roma, sempre a via Cavour. Nel 1991, all’età dunque di 62 anni, Iatta si ritira dall’attività.

Non lo ricordava. Si chiuse la lampo della giacca a vento, si annodò la sciarpa di lana sul petto e si incamminò al passo più svelto che i suoi 84 anni gli concedevano. Se non si fosse sbrigato, al mercato non avrebbe trovato più niente. Sapeva che oggi, penultimo dell’anno, le bancarelle avrebbero fatto orario anche di pomeriggio, ma alle cinque comunque avrebbero chiuso. Erano quasi le sei, e in un’ora il ragioniere Iatta e Carlo avrebbero già potuto razzolare tutto il meglio. Con l’ansia e la testa bassa pensava solo a fare un passo dopo l’altro.

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