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ಫ Paperback Read ᗢ The Road Through Wonderland: Surviving John Holmes ಺ PDF by Dawn Schiller ೧

ಫ Paperback Read ᗢ The Road Through Wonderland: Surviving John Holmes  ಺ PDF by Dawn Schiller ೧ ಫ Paperback Read ᗢ The Road Through Wonderland: Surviving John Holmes ಺ PDF by Dawn Schiller ೧ The 2003 movie Wonderland vivified Schiller s teenage experience under the thrall of a drug addled porn star in L.A in the late 1970s, while this long docudrama expands on that raw era to include her peripatetic, dysfunctional upbringing and aftermath as a survivor The daughter of a Vietnam vet and a German woman he met and married overseas, Schiller spent her early years moving around to accommodate her father s military career, especially between New Jersey and the suburbs of Miami After a free wheeling road trip, the family ended up in Glendale, Calif., where Schiller met John Holmes, the charismatic 32 year old married manager of an apartment complex they happened to crash in Holmes clearly took on a fatherly role to young Schiller, whose own father left her to her own devices, including feeding herself She was 15, and he had a thriving secret career as a porn star She eventually moved in with Holmes and his sympathetic wife, Sharon, though drugs soon changed the dynamic to erratic behavior Holmes beat and prostituted Schiller before she fled, and he became entangled in the so called Wonderland murders of 1981 This is the grim, interminable plight of a throwaway teen with nowhere else to go, a cautionary tale in workmanlike prose Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved.Curiously enough for a book concerned with notorious pornographic film star John Holmes, there is very little emphasis on sex here Instead, Schiller, who met Holmes in 1976 when she was just 15, details their five year love affair, the stability he provided in the wake of her troubled childhood, and the deterioration of their relationship after Homes became addicted to cocaine and was ultimately arrested While in the grip of drug fueled paranoia, he would beat her while also forcing her to prostitute herself for money to feed his habit Her vulnerability is revealed by the fact that she spends as much time describing the way he casually destroyed her beloved Christmas gifts as she does the degradations he forced her to undergo The most fascinating person in the book is Holmes wife, Sharon, a dedicated nurse who claims she was ignorant of Holmes and Schiller s relationship indeed, she became of a mother to Dawn than her own mother ever was Dawn s story is so volatile and dysfunctional that even her labored prose can t mask the drama of lives spinning out of control Joanne Wilkinson How to Order Floor Express Music Orders can be placed by internet or telephone Internet orders are received immediatly and processing begins faster than in this day age, it is definitely the way order John Holmes Inches The first biography of John Curtis King Porn Sugar Nelson have researched their subject considerably evident on every pageJohn A Life Measured Inches distinctive Robert Cettl Read More Testimonials The Road Through Wonderland: Surviving John Holmes

 

    • The Road Through Wonderland: Surviving John Holmes
    • 1.2
    • 28
    • Paperback
    • 506 pages
    • Dawn Schiller
    • English
    • 24 May 2016

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