By Seth Greenland
Bloomsbury USA, Paperback, 9781596916326, 320pp.
Publication Date: June 23, 2009
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When Marcus Ripps inherits the escort service operated by his derelict brother, he has no idea what he's getting into. He's much too philosophical, honest, and hard-working to be a pimp, and yet before long, he's able to pay off his creditors, revitalize his marriage, get a new BMW, and give his son a bar mitzvah he'll never forget. The only question now is: can he keep this business going long enough to change his life? Or will the cops get to him first?
A wild, satiric, insightful, and hysterical romp, "Shining City "is an L.A. adventure that will keep you guessing to the very end.
Seth Greenland is the author of The Bones. An award-winning playwright, he has also written extensively for film and television.