Author:"Ames, Jonathan"


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I Pass Like Night (Contemporary Classics)

By: "Ames, Jonathan"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Washington Square Press:

Seller ID: 9780671034269

ISBN: 067103426X

Condition: GOOD

When Alexander Vine finishes his work day, he leaves his post as a doorman at Manhattan's exclusive Four Seasons restaurant -- and enters a nighttime landscape of chance and danger, excitement and reinvention in the city's erotic underworld. Walking a tightrope between sexual desire and self-extinction, Alexander Vine charts his destructive course -- and his struggle for redemption -- with startling, unadorned clarity. View more info

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The Extra Man: A Novel

By: "Ames, Jonathan"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Scribner:

Seller ID: 9781439196496

ISBN: 1439196494

Condition: very good

Meet Louis Ives: well groomed, romantic, and as captivating as an F. Scott Fitzgerald hero. Only this hero has a penchant for ladies' clothes, and he's lost his teaching post at Princeton's Pretty Brook Day School after an unfortunate incident involving a colleague's brassiere. Meet Henry Harrison: former actor, failed but brilliant playwright, and a well-seasoned escort for New York City's women of means. He dances alone to Ethel Merman records, second-acts operas, and performs his scrappy life with the dignity befitting a self-styled man of the world. What can this ageless Don Quixote of... View more info

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What's Not to Love?: The Adventures of a Mildly Perverted Young Writer

By: "Ames, Jonathan"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780375726491

ISBN: 0375726497

Condition: GOOD

Perhaps all of Jonathan Ames’ problems–and the genesis of this hilarious book–can be traced back to the late onset of his puberty. After all it can’t be easy to be sixteen with a hairless “undistinguishable from that of a five year old’s.” This wonderfully entertaining memoir is a touching and humorous look at life in New York City. But this is life for an author who can proclaim “my first sexual experience was rather old-fashioned: it was with a prostitute”–an author who can talk about his desire to be a model for the Hair Club f... View more info

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"My Less Than Secret Life: A Diary, Fiction, Essays"

By: "Ames, Jonathan"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press:

Seller ID: 9781560253754

ISBN: 1560253754

Condition: GOOD

My Less Than Secret Life is the companion volume to Jonathan Amess first memoirish endeavor, the mildly perverted and wildly amusing (Vanity Fair) Whats Not to Love? This collection of the cult authors fiction and essays includes Amess public diary, the bi-weekly columns he penned for the New York Press. The entries of this diary are a record of his mad adventures: his ill-fated debut as an amateur boxer fighting as The Herring Wonder, a faltering liaison with a Cuban prostitute, his public outing of George Plimpton as a Jew, his discussion with Eve Ensler about his dear friend The Mangina, a ... View more info