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Homeless in Paradise: Communicating with the Bohemian Venice Beach Subculture

Bywilliam o'connell

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Take an eye-opening, thought provoking journey into the underbelly of this heart wrenching lifestyle. Read fascinating stories by Professor O'Connell who captures the mood, spirit, and torturing thoughts of ten random homeless people ranging from people with mental illness to the consciousness of one of the most spiritual homeless, a Native American man who is an Astrophysicist with a PhD called “The Chief” who has been a civil rights activist through all of the movements against oppression, which transformed America in the 1960’s, homeless twenty-seven years. Relive the stories of broken war torn Vietnam Veterans, homeless transsexuals and the chilling cruelty of public ridicule they face to the story of a homeless woman who has appeared on the show COPS, arrested more than 180 times after a horrific tragedy defines her life to which she has never been able to recover. She leads the author into the center of underground homeless. Now a made for TV Documentary--called Voices in the Sand.

Details

Publication Date
Dec 18, 2008
Language
English
ISBN
9780557035014
Category
Biographies & Memoirs
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): william o'connell

Specifications

Pages
353
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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