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By Linda Dahl Vogl

ISBN-10: 1938314387

ISBN-13: 9781938314384

whilst twenty-something artist Erica Mason strikes from laid-back Mexico to new york within the mid-1970s, she unearths a hard-edged, decadent, and extensively evolving paintings scene.

Peppered with characters who may possibly basically come from the latter days of the “turn-on-and-drop-out” ’60s in then-crumbling big apple (a spaced-out drummer who’s thoroughly given up on utilizing or earning profits, an intensive feminist who glues animal furs to her work of vaginas, and icons within the making like Patti Smith), Erica’s ny is fast-moving, humorous, and heartrending—just just like the urban itself. finally, her ceremony of passage isn't just a love affair with artwork, males, alcohol, medications, and track within the swirl that was once the downtown scene in a greatly evolving period in long island, but additionally a resurrection from dependancy and self-delusion.

More than the research of a celebrated interval of creative expression, Cleans Up properly is the tale of 1 proficient younger woman’s course from self-destruction to a hard-won self-knowledge that opens up an entire new global for her—and is helping her declare the self-respect that has lengthy eluded her.

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