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Collision Course By LR Penn
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Sex, drugs, murder, and a lot of laughs are what make it hard to put down the latest work of fiction by LR Penn. Collision Course examines various facets of the American dream, contrasting the... More > lifestyle inside the white picket fence with the fantasy world out in the fast lane. Three women are waging a 21st century version of the battle of the sexes as they search for personal fulfillment, but their intertwined lives are irreparably changed by a suspicious suicide. The novel’s heroine, an alienated slacker with a strong libido, decides that she needs to get to the bottom of the mysterious death, and it is she who opens a Pandora's box from which bursts forth a whirling maelstrom of greed, adultery, and homicide. Despite a fast moving plot with an emphasis on suspense, eroticism, and irreverent humor, the narrative is richly textured and intellectually provocative. By the end of the book, who did what has been made clear, but the lines between hero and victim and villain have become blurred.< Less
Collision Course By LR Penn
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Sex, drugs, murder, and a lot of laughs are what make it hard to put down the latest work of fiction by LR Penn. Collision Course examines various facets of the American dream, contrasting the... More > lifestyle inside the white picket fence with the fantasy world out in the fast lane. Three women are waging a 21st century version of the battle of the sexes as they search for personal fulfillment, but their intertwined lives are irreparably changed by a suspicious suicide. The novel’s heroine, an alienated slacker with a strong libido, decides that she needs to get to the bottom of the mysterious death, and it is she who opens a Pandora's box from which bursts forth a whirling maelstrom of greed, adultery, and homicide. Despite a fast moving plot with an emphasis on suspense, eroticism, and irreverent humor, the narrative is richly textured and intellectually provocative. By the end of the book, who did what has been made clear, but the lines between hero and victim and villain have become blurred.< Less
Birth of a Salesman By LR Penn
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The same spicy, irreverent humor that characterizes LR Penn’s fiction is to be found in abundance in his first full length theatrical work. Davis Goodman, the play's hero, sold out the dreams... More > and ideals of his youth when he moved to Long Island and became a real estate salesman, seduced by the comfort and security of a suburban bourgeois lifestyle. As he approaches his fortieth birthday, however, he is plagued by serious concerns about his career satisfaction, his wife's fidelity, his daughter's moral character, and his family's avid consumerism. Like Willy Loman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, Davis is pining away for a lost golden era and is being destroyed by a rapidly changing world to which he has failed to adapt. Davis manages to avoid Willy’s tragic end by embarking upon a wild spiritual odyssey during which an ex-con, a shrink, a call girl, and a teen mom help him to reconcile his Woodstock generation values with the realities of twenty-first century living.< Less
Birth of a Salesman By LR Penn
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The same spicy, irreverent humor that characterizes LR Penn’s fiction is to be found in abundance in his first full length theatrical work. Davis Goodman, the play's hero, sold out the dreams... More > and ideals of his youth when he moved to Long Island and became a real estate salesman, seduced by the comfort and security of a suburban bourgeois lifestyle. As he approaches his fortieth birthday, however, he is plagued by serious concerns about his career satisfaction, his wife's fidelity, his daughter's moral character, and his family's avid consumerism. Like Willy Loman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, Davis is pining away for a lost golden era and is being destroyed by a rapidly changing world to which he has failed to adapt. Davis manages to avoid Willy’s tragic end by embarking upon a wild spiritual odyssey during which an ex-con, a shrink, a call girl, and a teen mom help him to reconcile his Woodstock generation values with the realities of twenty-first century living.< Less
in the Blood By LR Penn
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In the Blood is the screenplay for an edge-of-your-seat thriller whose fast moving plot rapidly weaves a tight web of blackmail, incest, sexual jealousy, and revenge. A deadly curse hangs over the... More > heads of three generations of a southern California family. The youngest member of the clan is an eleven-year-old girl whose life is on the brink of catastrophe. The film’s heroine is a young police officer who is desperately trying to find the girl’s mother. But a conspiracy driven by greed, lust, and shame is equally determined that the truth should remain hidden. The missing woman was no angel, and there are plenty of suspects to choose from, including an estranged husband, a jealous rival, her father, her brother, and her ex-lover. Can the abandoned child be protected from the predators lurking in the shadows, or is history destined to repeat itself? The film’s dramatic tension builds steadily until it is resolved in a shocking denouement, which, though violent and tragic, leaves some room for hope.< Less