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5150: A Transfer free pdf Set in San Francisco's Tenderloin district in the 1980's, 5150 depicts a failure in the rite of passage from adolescence to adulthood. When young, gay Ethan Lloyd awakens to tremors he is first convinced they are little earthquakes. They turn out to be a forewarning of a psychotic episode that lands him first in jail, and then transferred or "5150'ed" to the mental hospital. Told in the first person with an extremely unreliable narrator, the book drags the reader into the world of madness and mental hospitals, with only the occasional gasp for air in the agreed-upon common reality most of us share. Ethan's struggle to regain his sanity is pockmarked with psychosis and cigarette smoke intertwined in a coffee-ringed world of hairspray, dyed black hair, hobos, and hospital gowns. Were it not for society's waterlogged safety nets, he might never have returned to share his tale of survival.

About Duncan MacLeod

Duncan MacLeod was born in Oakland. Went to prep school. Attended an Ivy League college. Dropped out. Arrested. Hospitalized. Addicted. Recovered. Bachelors from San Francisco State. Learned Italian. Kept books for the Italian Government. Moved to LA. Formed a band. Made a movie. Fell in love. Went broke. Joined the work force. Got a 401k. MBA from USC. Knowledge Manager. Lives with dog and husband in San Fernando Valley. Finally has a swimming pool.

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Author : Duncan MacLeod
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 27 March 2015
ISBN : 1506186459
EAN : 9781506186450
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 184 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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