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April 29, 2007 | James Marcus, James Marcus is the author of "Amazonia: Five Years at the Epicenter of the Dot.Com Juggernaut."
CALLING all middle-class rebels: Here's the life James Frey wished he had lived. Steve Geng is an ex-thief, ex-junkie, ex-jailbird and ex-actor (who specialized in playing thieves, junkies and jailbirds during his hot streak on TV's "Miami Vice"). Now 64, and lucky to be alive after decades of methodical self-destruction, he has chronicled his scarifying odyssey in "Thick as Thieves."
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June 8, 2007 | David Segal, Washington Post
"Feel this," says Steve Geng, grinning. He takes your hand and rubs it on his head, the top of which, it turns out, is dented like an old fender. "That's where the brother of a girlfriend caved my head in with a claw hammer." Like nearly all of Geng's stories, this one makes him laugh. It's a wheezy chuckle that goes "huh huh huh" and gets his shoulders bouncing. It's a sound that says, can you believe that I actually lived this life?
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June 8, 2007 | David Segal, Washington Post
"Feel this," says Steve Geng, grinning. He takes your hand and rubs it on his head, the top of which, it turns out, is dented like an old fender. "That's where the brother of a girlfriend caved my head in with a claw hammer." Like nearly all of Geng's stories, this one makes him laugh. It's a wheezy chuckle that goes "huh huh huh" and gets his shoulders bouncing. It's a sound that says, can you believe that I actually lived this life?
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April 29, 2007 | James Marcus, James Marcus is the author of "Amazonia: Five Years at the Epicenter of the Dot.Com Juggernaut."
CALLING all middle-class rebels: Here's the life James Frey wished he had lived. Steve Geng is an ex-thief, ex-junkie, ex-jailbird and ex-actor (who specialized in playing thieves, junkies and jailbirds during his hot streak on TV's "Miami Vice"). Now 64, and lucky to be alive after decades of methodical self-destruction, he has chronicled his scarifying odyssey in "Thick as Thieves."
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