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Women

By: Charles Bukowski
Narrated by: Christian Baskous
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Publisher's summary

Low-life writer and unrepentant alcoholic Henry Chinaski was born to survive. After decades of slacking off at low-paying dead-end jobs, blowing his cash on booze and women, and scrimping by in flea-bitten apartments, Chinaski sees his poetic star rising at last. Now, at 50, he is reveling in his sudden rock-star life, running 300 hangovers a year, and maintaining a sex life that would cripple Casanova.

With all of Bukowski's trademark humor and gritty, dark honesty, this 1978 follow-up to Post Office and Factotum is an uncompromising account of life on the edge.

©1978 Charles Bukowski (P)2013 HarperCollinsPublishers

Critic reviews

"One of those writers whom each new reader discovers with a transgressive thrill." ( New Yorker)
"A laureate of American low life" ( Time)
"The ultimate Bukowski novel, packed with hilarious episodes." ( Uncut)