The Point Always Missed – J.T. Leroy

Read about it here: http://www.slate.com/id/2169125/

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The lawsuits, the fakery, the hopeful downfall or arc of disinterest, these are all fine things.

The main, deserved focus is usually missed: The embarrassing, godawful writing.

Fiction keywords and phrases: gay hustler, runaway, abuse, slumming regional dialogue written by an outsider, Dennis Cooper, drug abuse, horrible childhood, .

If these easy avenues are what you look for in fiction, pack your lunch. Do not return. There’s plenty out there catering to your needs.

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