Fat City

Fat City

By Leonard Gardner

University of California Press, Paperback, 9780520206571, 183pp.

Publication Date: October 6, 1996

Originally published in 1969, "Fat City" is an American classic whose stature has increased over the years. Made into an acclaimed film by John Huston, the book is set in and around Stockton, California.

About the Author
Leonard Gardner was born in Stockton. His writing has appeared in "The Paris Review, Esquire, Southwest Review", and other magazines. His screen adaptation of "Fat City" was made into a film by John Huston. A Guggenheim Fellow, he lives in northern California.