A Long Time Ago
By (author) Peter Sale
Format: Paperback / softback
Normal Price: $23.54
Your Price: $21.19 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.35! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.06 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Long Time Ago by Peter Sale
Book DescriptionA 'Private-Eye' is a unique individual, a nonconformist, abides by the Law but is not of it, sneers at convention. He is a poetic contributor to our human condition, steps outside the Law to keep it, admires gracious, colorful, lonely ladies, a warm embrace, can even be romantic if it's the right woman. Carries a Walther PPK .380, another warm embrace, just to solicit attention. He is a loner for the most part, imbibes Scotch, Bourbon or Bootleg Gin if available, if not, anything will do, even Schlitz. In Hollywood, Lloyd Price, Private-Eye, lives on the edge of bankruptcy, financially and socially, with his feet on the desk and the L.A. Times in the wastebasket. Most of his communications come via the telephone or Prophets and Sinners. It ain't easy. A Long Time Ago - this is his story. PETER SALE emerged from a unique page in the history of civilization, having been molded as a tatty kid by The Blitz in World War Two, and by a Christian family who never lost their sense of humor. Elementary School, 'Saint Joseph's Academy of Hard Knocks' on Merseyside created the fabric of his education, inspiring him to classical literature, grungy math, the belief that America was still a colony; until sometime later in his career when he spent an inordinate amount of time on Hollywood and Vine, cheek by jowl with inhabitants of The Brown Derby - show-biz people, con-men and cops, showgirls of dubious reputation, men in striped suits and fedoras, and those quiet agents steeped in the mysteries of Hollywood, Private-Eyes, who were indispensable. PETER SALE was there, absorbing the fabric of life from which was created A Long Time Ago. There's more. Stay tuned. Don't go away.
Buy Long Time Ago book by Peter Sale from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781606476116
Paperback / softback
(140mm x 216mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Xulon Press
Publisher: Xulon Press
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Peter Sale
Our Dying Planet, Hardback (August 2011)
States that Coral reefs are on track to become the first ecosystem actually eliminated from the planet. This title explores the many ways we are changing the earth and explains why it matters. It delves into topics including overfishing, deforestation, biodiversity loss, use of fossil fuels, population growth, and climate change.
Tom Kipper, Paperback (July 2008)» View all books by Peter Sale
Memories of an Irish lad in wartime Liverpool
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Long Time Ago book by Peter Sale and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
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.