The Fan Man Is A Comic Novel Published In 1974 By The American Writer William Kotzwinkle It S Told In The 1st Person By The Narrator, Horse Badorties, A Down At The Heels Hippie Living A Life Of Drug Fueled Befuddlement In New York City C 1970 The Book Is Written In A Colorful, Vernacular Hippie Speak Tells The Story Of The Main Character S Hapless Attempts To Put Together A Benefit Concert Featuring His Own Hand Picked Choir Of 15 Year Old Girls Horse Is A Somewhat Tragic, Tho Historically Humorous, Character With Echoes Of Other Famous Characters In Popular Culture Such As Reverend Jim Ignatowski Of Taxi Fame In His Inability To Follow Anything Thru To Completion He Displays Symptoms Of Attention Deficit Disorder Tho This Could Equally Be Drug Induced His Defining Characteristic Is His Joy In Renting Or Commandeering Apartments Which He Fills With Street Scavenged Junk Articles Until Full To Bursting He Moves On To His Next Pad The Name Fan Man Is A Reference To Another Of His Traits The Collecting Of Fans Of All Shapes Sizes.
William Kotzwinkle is a two time recipient of the National Magazine Award for Fiction, a winner of the World Fantasy Award, the Prix Litteraire des Bouquinistes des Quais de Paris, the PETA Award for Children s Books, and a Book Critics Circle award nominee His work has been translated into dozens of languages.
- 191 pages
- The Fan Man
- William Kotzwinkle
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