Clubland by Frank Owen
Look inside with Google Book Preview
By Frank Owen


The Fabulous Rise and Murderous Fall of Club Culture

By (author) See other recent books by Frank Owen
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $36.53
Your Price: $32.88 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.65! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.64 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

Clubland by Frank Owen

Book Description

Outrageous parties. Brazen drug use. Fantastical costumes. Celebrities. Wannabes. Gender-bending club kids. Pulse-pounding beats. Sinful orgies. Botched police raids. Depraved criminals. Murder. Welcome to the decadent nineties club scene. In 1995, journalist Frank Owen began researching a story on Special K, a designer drug that fueled the after-midnight club scene. He went to buy and sample the drug at the internationally notorious Limelight, a crumbling church converted into a Manhattan disco, where mesmerizing music, ecstatic dancers, and uninhibited sideshows attracted long lines of hopeful onlookers. Owen discovered a world where reckless hedonism was elevated to an art form, and where the ever-accelerating party finally spun out of control in the hands of notorious club owner Peter Gatien and his minions. In" Clubland," Owen reveals how a lethal drug ring operated in a lawless, black-lit realm of fantasy, and how, when the lights came up, their excesses left countless victims in their wake. Praised for his risk-taking and exhilarating writing style, Frank Owen has spawned a hybrid of literary nonfiction and true crime, capturing the zeitgeist of a world that emerged in the spirit of "peace, love, unity and respect," and ended in tragedy.

Buy Clubland book by Frank Owen from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780767917353
ISBN-10: 0767917359
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 159mm x 19mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Del
Publisher: Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc)
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...

Books By Author Frank Owen

South by Frank Owen South, Paperback (July 2016)

A stunning high-concept post-apocalyptic debut novel in the vein of The Passage by Justin Cronin and Wool by Hugh Howey.

No Speed Limit by Frank Owen No Speed Limit, Paperback (September 2005)

Follows users, creators, couriers and law enforcers to uncover meth's fascinating history as a medicine, as fuel for Hitler's storm troopers, and finally as a uniquely American 'epidemic' with no end in sight.

» View all books by Frank Owen


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Clubland book by Frank Owen and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Frank Owen close
South by Frank Owen
Beastie Boys Book Deluxe by Frank Owen
Beastie Boys Book Deluxe by Frank Owen
No Speed Limit by Frank Owen
» close