By Michael Turner
American Whiskey Bar is a notable fake memoir concerning the un-making of a film—a movie which Michael Turner used to be commissioned to put in writing. even if, even if this movie used to be ever “made” is controversial. And just one print is expounded to exist. however, American Whiskey Bar, a movie obvious by way of just a handful of individuals, is definitely on its technique to changing into a curious footnote to cinematic history.
American Whiskey Bar, the e-book, is an try to set the checklist straight—a tale of intercourse, violence, lies, ambition, energy, paradox, goals, and remorse. think about your self warned.
First released in Canada in 1997, this re-creation, which encompasses a foreword by means of William Gibson (Neuromancer, trend Recognition), is the 1st version ever on hand within the U.S.
Praise for American Whiskey Bar:
“Tightly packed . . . the publication weaves its method out and in of varied degrees of truth. . . . There’s a vibrant, playful brain at paintings here.”—Toronto Star
“Turner constructs an excessive, clever, and darkly funny satire. . . . Too unique to be nominated for awards.”—Quill & Quire
“Brilliant . . . a stunning, dizzying multilayered combination of truth and fiction, of the believable and the preposterous, of the genuine and the hyper-real. it's also screamingly funny.”—Globe & Mail
Globe & Mail remarkable ebook, 1997
Quill & Quire most sensible publication of 1997
Coolest Canadian publication of the yr, Chapters
Michael Turner lives in Vancouver, the place, as well as books and screenplays, he writes paintings essays and edits ArsenalAdvance, a literary/visual paintings imprint. He has received a BC publication Prize for fiction and a Genie Award for unique music. lately, he has collaborated with artist Stan Douglas and filmmaker Bruce LaBruce. His novel The Pornographer’s Poem used to be released this 12 months by way of delicate Skull.
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