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Homeless in Paradise: Communicating with the Bohemian Venice Beach Subculture

by william o'connell

Homeless in Paradise: Communicating with the Bohemian Venice Beach Subculture Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780557035014
Publication date: 29th December 2008
Author: william o'connell
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 353 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

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