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Authors similar to John Fante?

Asked by pallen123 (1514points) July 3rd, 2010

I really enjoy fiction stories about Los Angeles and San Francisco or California in general—places I lived awhile. And I like the writing style of John Fante. I know he influenced Bukowski but I haven’t enjoyed Bukowski as much. Got any suggestions for authors that write about California set in the early half of the 1900’s? Thanks!

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ipso's avatar

Great link @MacBean – thanks!

MacBean's avatar

@ipso You’re welcome! That’s one of my favorite sites to share. :D

evandad's avatar

Raymond Chandler. He’s not very philosophical, but he paints a good picture of old LA.

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