Drink, Play, F@#k

One Man's Search for Anything Across Ireland, Vegas, and Thailand

By Andrew Gottlieb
(Grove Press, Black Cat, Paperback, 9780802170521, 197pp.)

Publication Date: October 2008

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In Drink, Play, F@#k Bob Sullivan, a jilted husband, sets off to explore the world, experience a meaningful connection with the divine, and rediscover his passion. His travels lead him from his home in New York City to a drinking bender across Ireland, through the glitz and glamour that is Las Vegas, and to the hedonistic pleasure palaces of Thailand. After a lifetime of playing it safe, Mr. Sullivan finally follows his heart and lives out everyone's deepest fantasies. For who among us hasn't dreamed of standing stark naked, head upturned, and mouth agape beneath a cascading torrent of Guinness Stout? What could be more exhilarating than losing every penny you have because Charlie Weiss went for a meaningless last-second field goal? And what sensate creature could ever doubt that the greatest pleasure known to man can be found in a leaky bamboo shack filled with glassy-eyed, bruised Asian hookers? Bob Sullivan has a lot to teach us about life. Let's just pray we have the wisdom to put aside our preconceptions and listen. Because what Bob Sullivan finds isn't at all what he expected.




About the Author
Andrew Gottlieb is a comedy writer with experience in sit coms, feature films, and books. He is currently writing and producing Z Rock, an original TV show that he co-created for the Independent Film Channel.
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