Breaking Fellini

Breaking Fellini

by M.E. Purfield


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Breaking Fellini is a novel of No Wave and New York during 1977.Sixteen-year-old Joni Corso loves to play rock guitar, but being in a local cover band just doesn't excite her anymore. She wants to perform originals and join the scene in New York City were Blondie, Patti Smith, and The Ramones found fame. Able to convince her mother to spend some time with her estranged father in Manhattan, Joni jumps at the opportunity to redefine herself and join a band. Amidst a whirlwind of classic rock, drugs, urban recession, and drag queens, Joni meets Phaedra a homeless girl with a mission to destroy rock idols and the mainstream. Joni joins her band No! and starts plays the kind of music she's been craving. The kind of music that out punks Punk. But Dad sees her as something else: a famous rock guitarist with a band on the Top 40 charts, something Joni doesn't want to be anymore. Now she has to decide which musician she can live with being and for who or risk losing her new life and father she just found.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467949293
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

M.E. Purfield is the author of 'jesus freakz + buddha punx' and 'Munki Moo Moo'. You can find him at

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