* 3. Februar 1947 Newark, New Jersey
Rezension: Moon Palace
| "Every man is the author of his
own life"; Onkel Victor in Moon Palace, S. 7
|Vergleiche Gloria Gaynor:
"I am what I am
I am my own special creation" ...
"I bang my own drum
Some think it's noise I think it's pretty" ...
"I deal my own
Sometimes the aces sometimes the deuces"
Aus: "I Am What I Am" (Text: Gloria Gaynor; Single: Chrysalis 1983)
aus dem Album »I am Gloria Gaynor«,
|"There is a particular gaze that comes over the eyes
of New Yorkers when they walk through the streets, a natural and perhaps
necessary form of indifference to others. It doesn't matter how you look, for
example. Outrageous costumes, bizarre hairdos, T-shirts with obscene slogans
printed accross themno one pays attention to such things." Moon
Palace (S. 56)
| "Libraries aren't the real world,
after all. They're places apart, sanctuaries of pure thought. In that way, I
can go on living on the moon for the rest of my life", Julian Barber alias
Thomas Effing in Moon Palace (S. 217).
|"There was never an ounce
of truth in anything he said", Tante Clara in Moon Palace (S.