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Drugstore cowboy

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Published by Dell in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJames Fogle.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3556.O35 D78 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1873229M
ISBN 10038530224X
LC Control Number90032939
OCLC/WorldCa21195252


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James Fogle (–) was the author of the autobiographical Drugstore Cowboy. Drugstore Cowboy was turned into an award-winning film in by Gus Van Sant. The Los Angeles Times described the exploits of the characters in Fogle’s book as “laced with humor, pathos, and sheer bad luck.”/5(30).

James Fogle was the American author of the autobiographical novel Drugstore Cowboy which became the basis for the film of the same name. Fogle was in prison at the time of the film's release in /5(33).

James Fogle (–) was the author of the autobiographical Drugstore Cowboy. Drugstore Cowboy was turned into an award-winning film in by Gus Van Sant. The Los Angeles Times described the exploits of the characters in Fogle’s Brand: Random House Publishing Group. About Drugstore Cowboy The novel that inspired the major motion picture directed by Gus Van Sant Bob Hughes, the offbeat, edgy, and slightly skewed leader of a crew of traveling junkies, describes himself as “one of the cleverest and ringiest and most notorious dope fiend drugstore cowboys on the entire West Coast, including Alaska.”.

I am a bit surprised that the book DRUGSTORE COWBOY (as opposed to the movie) was never more popular. It has that Jack Kerouac feel to it that would seem to straddle the line between popular novel and cult classic.

It may not be highbrow, but it is fast and fun/5. Set in Portland, Oregon, in the early s, Drugstore Cowboy is a resonating evocation of life at the bottom, and yet, by portraying his characters without judgment or glamor, Fogle has illuminated them.

His debut novel is a singular work of contemporary fiction. SEATTLE — James Fogle was in prison when a critically acclaimed movie based on his novel “Drugstore Cowboy” was released in Starring Matt Dillon and directed by Gus Van Sant Author: William Yardley.

“Drugstore Cowboy,” which starred Matt Dillon as the leader of an inept band of thieves and addicts who stole prescription drugs from pharmacies across Author: William Yardley. The return of the ‘Drugstore Cowboy’ Gus Van Sant’s film Drugstore Cowboy, based on author James Fogle’s autobiographical novel about his lifelong addictions, adventures, and crimes, was an unexpected cult success.

Drugstore Cowboy explains the dangers and victories much like the Poetic Edda and the Bible: in semaphore and parable; in poetry and sign. Bob, 35, is the ultimate drugstore cowboy--veteran of 20 years of matching his keen wits against cops and the owners of the pharmacies and hospitals that house his beloved narcotics.

Accompanying Bob on his never-ending drug-runs are his wife, Diane--also a hard-core junkie but without the generous heart that makes Bob so appealing--and sidekick Rick and Rick's young girlfriend, Nadine.

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Set in Portland, Oregon, in the early s, Drugstore Cowboy is a resonating evocation of life at the bottom, and yet, by portraying his characters without judgment or glamor, Fogle has illuminated them. His debut novel is a singular work of contemporary fiction." What Our Readers Are Saying Share your thoughts on this title!3/5(1).

Fogle knew that life well - this book is dedicated to a long list of his "pards" from"who all died that summer or shortly afterward in connection with the use and traffic of drugs.". Front cover is a still from the film of Dillon and Lynch and inside the rear cover is a photograph of the author in prison.

Cinemage Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Drugstore Cowboy Author Fogle, James Format/binding Paperback Book condition Used Edition 1st Original paper Edition Binding Paperback ISBN 10 X ISBN 13 Publisher Delta/Dell Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords Drugs Novels Novels Into Films.

Overview. Gus Van Sant's indie great Drugstore Cowboy, predating his more melodramatic Hollywood fare, is never less than fascinating throughout its minutes. This widescreen presentation makes for a mostly successful DVD edition/5(4). Drugstore cowboy definition is - one who wears cowboy clothes but has had no experience as a cowboy.

Fogle's story of four marauding drug addicts who travel through the Pacific Northwest looting narcotics from drugstore pharmacies was the basis for the movie of the same name. Drawing on his own. A group of drug users in the 's help finance their habit by robbing drug stores.

Matt Dillon's character is very superstitious and eventually his luck runs out. Written by Jason Ihle Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis. DRUGSTORE COWBOY - Trailer () Based on James Fogle’s memoir, Drugstore Cowboy could be a companion piece to Midnight Cowboy from 20 years earlier, in that both are about modern outlaws living.

ghs in movie=Drugstore Cowboy() This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Drugstore Cowboy is an excellent film that never got its dues for some reason. Its one of the top best drug addiction movies ever made thats superbly acted and well made. Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch and James Remar all give powerhouse performances and who are all equally underrated actors.

This Japan import blu ray has a great transfer and sound Reviews: Details about Drugstore Cowboy by Fogle, James. Drugstore Cowboy by Fogle, James. Item Information. Condition: Very Good. Price: US $ Drugstore Cowboy by Fogle, James.

Sign in to check out Check out as guest. Adding to your cart. Book must be returned in the same condition as sent. All autographs are guaranteed authentic, and if Seller Rating: % positive. James Fogle () was the author of the autobiographical Drugstore Cowboy. Drugstore Cowboy was turned into an award-winning film in by Gus Van Sant.

The Los Angeles Times described the exploits of the characters in Fogle's book as Reviews:   James Fogle, whose book "'Drugstore Cowboy" told the story of drug users who robbed pharmacies to feed their addiction, had died in a Washington prison.

Fogle was serving a. The operative word in Drugstore Cowboy is "drug". Matt Dillon plays the leader of a group of dopeheads who wander around the country robbing pharmacies to feed their habits.

Dillon's chums include %. Drugstore Cowboy: Later Years Paperback – Oct. 30 by Dana Fitzgerald (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle Edition "Please retry" CDN$ Author: Dana Fitzgerald.

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"Drugstore Cowboy" is a story told with a thread of insane logic that makes it one of the most absorbing movies in a long time. It is a logic that many drug abusers would understand.

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Drugstore Cowboy. likes 1 talking about this. Drugstore Cowboy ()Followers:   James Fogle, who wrote “Drugstore Cowboy,” an autobiographical crime novel that led to an acclaimed film starring Matt Dillon, died Aug. 23 at a prison in Monroe, Wash. Get this from a library.

Drugstore cowboy. [James Fogle] -- This rich and compelling story of four traveling junkies who lives revolve around looting drugstores was made into the movie voted best film of by the National Society of Film critics and is. James Fogle, whose book "'Drugstore Cowboy" told the story of drug users who robbed pharmacies to feed their addiction, pleaded guilty in Seattle on Wednesday to a familiar crime: a pharmacy robbery.

In Drugstore Cowboy, Backside Of The Mirror, it's 15 years later in the life of Bob Hughes. Things are very different for Bob.

He's sober, off drugs. He goes to his steady job, goes to counseling, plays golf with Det. Gentry, his former nemesis, and lives with his mom. The operative word in Drugstore Cowboy is "drug". Matt Dillon plays the leader of a group of dopeheads who wander around the country robbing pharmacies to feed their habits.

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With Franklyn Farnum, Jean Arthur, Robert Walker, Malcolm Denny. Released inDrugstore Cowboy sees its world through the eyes of its characters: drugstore-robbing junkies in the s Pacific Northwest.

The sophomore breakthrough of director Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting, Last Days), the film is casually idiosyncratic, shifting from absurdist comedy to downbeat drama, and back ’s a fitting style for characters whose lives veer from ecstasy.With Drugstore Cowboy, Yost worked with Fogle to put the manuscript into publishable form and then shopped it around to book publishers and movie studios.

Eventually, it wound up in the hands of.Yup, OP hit the nail on the head Numorphan (oxymorphone, what we are familiar today as Opana).

One thing to consider is that the potency and percentage of active ingredients was much higher at the time Burroughs wrote Drugstore Cowboy, which much less fillers. Still one of my favorite books and screen adaptions to this day.