By Mike Sager

ISBN-10: 0988178567

ISBN-13: 9780988178564

“The wry and understanding Mike Sager has written a saucy and kinetic L.A. novel. famous person will get totally toasted during this attractive romp approximately exhibit company and the conflict of cultures low and high, the place the controversy is difficult earlier than the capturing starts off. The highlight, it kind of feels, can occasionally be a truly darkish place.”

–Ron Carlson, writer, go back to Oakpine, co-director, MFA application in Fiction Writing, college of California, Irvine.

In this crafty page-turner, a cherished superstarlet, a debatable billionaire hip-hop wealthy person, and a tv writer/producer idled by means of the demoralizing strike are associated jointly improbably by means of homicide, family heartbreak, a intercourse video . . . and their inclusion on a mystery subscription record for an specific fashion designer pressure of scientific marijuana. Over a span of 3 probably traditional days and nights in l. a., the area wobbles on its electronic axis, and futures are without end changed.

Hollywood, January 2008. The Writers Guild of the US is on strike. An more and more peevish viewing viewers is relegated to a hunger nutrition of reruns and outdated video clips. What occurs whilst a chain of surprising, lethal, and prurient occasions boils over right into a ideal hurricane of serendipitous, round the clock programming? And what turns into of the key avid gamers, whose lives are unalterably masticated via the public’s correct to know?

High Tolerance is the second one novel through award-winning Rolling Stone and Esquire journalist Mike Sager, whose paintings has encouraged a few motion pictures, together with the vintage Boogie Nights. He summons his massive descriptive and narrative powers—and 3 many years behind the curtain protecting celebrities, gangs, medicines, and crime—to weave jointly a uncooked and insightful story of complex lives within the moving racial panorama of turn-of-the-century l. a., the dream manufacturing facility from which the yankee Zeitgeist is exported round the globe.

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