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Twelve Step Charlie

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by Jean Koning  US United States

September 27, 2017   |    721 reads    |   0 comments

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Twelve Step Charlie - Book coverJoin Jean Koning in this stunning, poignant and often hilarious roller-coaster-ride through the world of men!
After having been send to his doctor by Partner—the voice of reason—Jean finds himself being diagnosed with skin-cancer. Armed with his unquestionable wit, and his stunningly absurd worldview—often through his love/hate relationship with the internet—he goes on an extremely funny, touching and illuminating quest to find a way to deal with all this sudden physical and mental pain.

With the—often questionable—aid provided by Partner, his friends The Italian and Mr. George, plus an entire legion of extras in the form of unfunny surgeons, hateful anaesthesiologists, Hugh Jackman, John Wayne Bobbitt, Napoleon, Michael Fassbender, Marla Singer, and his very own father, Jean travels rapidly through time and dimension to get to the most important thing he yet has had to face in his forty-something years on this planet: finding Charlie—whoever that may be.

About The Author

Jean Koning (born 1976) is an author, musician and actor, who came to prominence during the artistic explosion of the early nineties.

Though he has had minor roles in mainstream films such as Süskind, Amsterdamned, De Aanslag, Post, Holy Rollers and Beefcake, he is most associated with independent movies, including The Scent of Men, A Selfie For A Friend ("Longing To Watch"), Grieved, and his exquisite performance of Edward Gingerich in the underground film Edward.

On the theatrical stage, he is well known for extraordinary and moving performances of somewhat... more

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