Life on Mars

Life on Mars : Runaways, Exiles, Drag Queens and Other Aliens in Florida

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Is Miami, with its Spanish-speaking neighbourhoods, its trendy Deco beach scene, its heat, dust and drag queens, truly a part of America - or is it more like Mars? Is it simply the home of vice, violence and Mickey Mouse - paradise with a lobotomy - or might it be a spiritual place? Alexander Stuart left Brighton for Miami six years ago to rebuild his life following the death of his son. What he found when he got there was a land of transformation, a place where people come to reinvent their lives, to escape from the past or themselves, or even reality. This book explores the eccentric extremes of Florida, and paints a skewed, off-beat portrait of where the world may be more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0552996173
  • 9780552996174

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