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The Bohemian Love Diaries

Narrated by: Slash Coleman
Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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Infused with Southern charm, this irresistibly weird and wonderful story chronicles Slash Coleman’s upbringing in a warped but warm-hearted household of eccentric artists. Descended from a posse of offbeat immigrants - including a grandfather who danced at the Moulin Rouge - and raised near the capital of the Confederacy during the 1970s and ’80s, young Slash sets out to find true love. Unfortunately, he’s his own worst enemy. Obsessions with Evel Knievel, rock band KISS, and crisscrossing the country to find the girl of his dreams set his quest for happiness on a hapless course.

Hilarious and profound, Coleman slowly comes to terms with his father, a genius sculptor and volatile alcoholic, and his mother, a Holocaust survivor who makes him promise never to reveal that he’s Jewish. A touching portrait emerges of a young artist whose passionate spirit refuses to be suppressed. A swift kick to the funny bone, The Bohemian Love Diaries and its laugh-out-loud perversity conjure Jonathan Ames and Augusten Burroughs with a tender edge, revealing what might have happened if John Hodgman raised Holden Caulfield in Chuck Palahniuk’s attic. It will leave you howling.

©2013 Slash Coleman (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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  • 08-18-18

A Wild, Wonder-filled Ride

It’s not every author who can read their own work and deliver as exhilarating and entertaining a performance as Slash achieves in this audiobook. The stories, brilliantly crafted, have a life of their own—but the authors retelling, replete with accents, personas, passion, and fervor—creates an enchanting and deeply satisfying listener experience. Highly recommend!

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Touching. Hilarious.

Heartfelt journey of self discovery, love, and family, against an eclectic and engaging collection of backdrops.