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"Sometimes I'd see my father, walking past my building on his way to another nowhere. I could have given him a key, offered a piece of my floor. But if I let him inside the line between us would blur, my own slow-motion car wreck would speed up."

Nick Flynn met his father for the third time when he was twenty-seven years old, working as a caseworker in a homeless shelter in Boston. As a teenager he'd received letters from this stranger, a self-proclaimed poet and con man doing time in federal prison for bank robbery. Nick, his own life precariously unsettled, was living alternately in a ramshackle boat and in a warehouse that was once a strip joint.

In bold, dazzling prose, Another Bulls--t Night in Suck City (a phrase Flynn senior uses to describe his life on the streets) tells the story of two lives and the trajectory that led Nick and his father into that homeless shelter, onto those streets, and finally to each other.

Now a Major Motion Picture titled Being Flynn, starring Paul Dano, Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore.

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  • Genre: Biography
  • Author: Nick Flynn
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  • ISBN: 0393051390
  • Hardcover Release
    North AmericaSep 17, 2004
  • Papercover Release
    North AmericaSep 12, 2005
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