An illiterate meets a beautiful and well educated woman in Central Park.James Elton, locked up since the age of nine, is free at last and heads for NYC aboard a Greyhound bus. In New York he meets Hariss Clariss, a wealthy man who is immediately infatuated by the likeable person he sees. John Lazoo is a cold-hearted gigolo, a name James takes from a book his mother Janine read to him when she was alive and he was a boy.
deways and only his legs below mid-thigh had suffered the treatment meant for the soil.
He could hear the sirens and could see someone on a bike with his left eye. The blood being sponged by the dirt covered the regions beside the shredded flesh, the white of bone, muscle, and fat, mixed in places with just fragments on their own in clumps and chips, some flown far, others sprinkled near.
Mr Ghettis smiled, "I'll be all right."
Stunned, the stricken boy stood over the fading man. Then Mr Ghettis was unconscious. James's legs acted like the spaghetti that lay below the old man's perfectly preserved torso. He fell across the body of his male ideal, marking the spot where he and his mother parted.
Sitting in a grey Cadillac Coupe de Ville parked across the road from the Bank of Wisconsin, James licked the shiny edge of a tobacco paper while his eyes surveyed the mundane movement of suits and office ladies in the rearview mirror. In the car stationed at the lights, nex