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Ask the Dust (The Saga of Arthur Bandini, #3) by John FanteAsk the Dust is the story of Arturo Bandini, a young Italian-American writer in 1930s Los Angeles who falls hard for the elusive, mocking, unstable Camilla Lopez, a Mexican waitress. Struggling to survive, he perseveres until, at last, his first novel is published. But the bright light of success is extinguished when Camilla has a nervous breakdown and disappears . . . and Bandini forever rejects the writers life he fought so hard to attain.
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The book is highly autobiographical, with an unemployed bricklayer father, a religious mother and a boy with dreams of becoming rich and American. Arturo Bandini finds his first success as a writer in Los Angeles and wrestles with his Italian ancestry. L Mencken. In this book, Arturo Bandini shows how writing for Hollywood almost destroys his literary soul. It introduces young Arturo Bandini in his early writing days. Born in Denver, Colorado on April 8, , John Fante was the son of a hard drinking Italian immigrant father and a timid, deeply religious mother.