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Magic Gardens: The Memoirs of Viva Las Vegas


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ISBN13: 9780980141948
ISBN10: 098014194x
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Blunt_Goddess, July 19, 2010 (view all comments by Blunt_Goddess)
Quite possibly the best book I have ever read! If more people had her attitude about life the world would be a much better place! Every woman young and old needs to read this book!
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crazy.cock, February 3, 2010 (view all comments by crazy.cock)
I thoroughly enjoyed reading Ms. Viva Las Vegas' book, Magic Gardens.

It was very interesting, insightful, and well written.

A must read.
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philip.l.wallace, January 28, 2010 (view all comments by philip.l.wallace)
I haven't read it yet. Maybe I will. Maybe I won't.

This is what rankles me. What's the big idea comparing her with literary giants like Henry Miller? Jack Kerouac, in my opinion, is vastly over-rated. He's no literary giant. His writing is impenetrable.

I don't know. Maybe I will read her book. Might learn something, (but I kind of doubt it).
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MissLynsey, October 20, 2009 (view all comments by MissLynsey)
I absolutely loved this book! Its a must read for every college age person living their dreams in Portland. Especially for those of us who have spats with our parents about what we are doing vs what we "should" be doing.
Viva writes with such a creative flare and passion for her story and of the stories of those around her, her passion is infectious. My favorite aspect of her memoirs is how she never makes excuses or rationalizes her behavior or the experiences she's had. Viva definitely makes Portland proud.
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Dame Rocket Press
Entertainment & Performing Arts - General
Viva Las Vegas
Viva Las Vegas
Biography-Entertainment and Performing Arts
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9.05x6.04x.51 in. .66 lbs.

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Magic Gardens: The Memoirs of Viva Las Vegas
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Product details 176 pages Dame Rocket Press - English 9780980141948 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Viva's memoir/novel is as affecting as Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer, and has more than a passing kinship to the work of Anais Nin and Jack Kerouac. Hers is the classic American tale of wanderlust, updated for the 21st Century with additional layers of heartbreak.... In the sea of memoirs... Viva's story is an island. You'll circumnavigate it breathlessly, like I did, reading first for the titillation then rooting, with increasing sympathy, for the utterly charming and oh-so-hip and so-sad ingénue."
"Review" by , "Seeing life through this broad's eyes is a strange and beautiful blessing the likes of which words bring."
"Review" by , "Magic Gardens is no mere memoir — all snap, verve, and eloquence, it is the how-to manifesto of a Diva of the Demimonde, and a love song to life on the shady side."
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