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By Frank Owen

Outrageous events. Brazen drug use. Fantastical costumes. Celebrities. Wannabes. Gender-bending membership young ones. Pulse-pounding beats. Sinful orgies. Botched police raids. wicked criminals. homicide.

Welcome to the decadent nineties membership scene.
In 1995, journalist Frank Owen begun learning a narrative on distinctive ok, a clothier drug that fueled the after-midnight membership scene.  He went to shop for and pattern the drug on the the world over infamous Limelight, a crumbling church switched over right into a ny disco, the place enchanting song, ecstatic dancers, and uninhibited sideshows attracted lengthy strains of hopeful onlookers.  Owen came across an international the place reckless hedonism was once increased to an paintings shape, and the place the ever-accelerating get together ultimately spun uncontrolled within the arms of infamous membership proprietor Peter Gatien and his minions. In Clubland, Owen finds how a deadly drug ring operated in a lawless, black-lit realm of delusion, and the way, whilst the lighting fixtures got here up, their excesses left numerous sufferers of their wake. 

Praised for his risk-taking and exhilarating writing sort, Frank Owen has spawned a hybrid of literary nonfiction and actual crime, taking pictures the zeitgeist of an international that emerged within the spirit of “peace, love, team spirit and respect,” and resulted in tragedy. 

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38. ), Texte, Methode und Grammatik: Wolfgang Richter zum 65. Geburtstag (St Ottilien: EOS, 1991), pp. 11 -16. 1. 9). And this wordplay anticipates the climactic pun that transforms the summer fruit into a word of destruction. The rhetorical series reaches its climax in the fourth vision, and it ends with words and images that complete the thought of the first vision. The formula Thus the Lord Yahweh showed me' is matched by 'says the Lord Yahweh' (7. 3). The first and last visions use agricultural imagery, the first referring to the new growth of herbage and the last referring to the harvest bounty.

317. 47. On intercession in Amos and the prophets, see Edmond Jacob, 'Prophetes et Intercesseurs', in M. Carrez, J. Dore and P. ), De la Torah au Messie: etudes d'exegese et d'hermeneutique bibliques offertes a Henri Gazelles pour ses 25 annees d 'enseignement a I 'Institut Catholique de Paris, October 1979 (Paris: Desclee, 1981), pp. 205-17. 48. 4-8: Der kosmische Frevel handlerischer 1. 5). ' ("Dl? 5). 8b). Just as the new moon passes through its equinox, God is expected to pass by his people or be present at their feasts.

21 -24). 8). 5). 1). 6b, 12). 12-13). 2), Amos poses questions that elicit the answer 'No', and then there is a sudden shift to direct address. 30 Yet Judah's nobles have done what is preposterous and unreasonable by perverting justice and turning the order of things upside down. The poem ends with a festive mood: 'you who rejoiced in a non- 29. Scholars explain away the fact that Joseph's ruin refers to a past event: Wolff (Amos, pp. 6b as a late supplement; Bruce Vawter (Amos, Hosea, Micah, with an Introduction to Classical Prophecy [Old Testament Message, 7; Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, 1981], p.

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