I haven’t yet read anything by him, but at some point this year I will hopefully rectify this aberration.
Larry’s website is here.
“I think Los Angeles reveals itself most at the margins. On the street corners, in bars and nightclubs. In the sounds of the traffic, police sirens and helicopters, in the words and music of local bands…”
He has published 5 books in total in addition to the 2 up on here. You can check out Martyrs and Holymen, Unintended Consequences and Common Criminals if you’re so inclined.
Angry Nights is about a world where betrayal can become a part of the structure of everyday experience…At a time when the plight of urban America increasingly makes for grim headlines and when some have even cast the very future of our cities in doubt, Angry Nights provides a gripping account of life in the American inner city. In prose that is terse and bristling with tension, Angry Nights reveals a highly charged world that many of us fear, or worse, prefer to deny…
Fish, Soap and Bonds
follows the movements of three homeless persons on the unforgiving streets of Los Angeles. Through their eyes we experience both the depths and heights of humanity: hate and discrimination, sacrifice and redemption. This is the third in Fondation’s series of “LA Stories.”
All 5 books are loosely connected tales of LA life, a place I like reading about.