Virtual Velocity: An L.A. Story, is a story told backwards starting in 2018 and ending in 1966. It’s the journey of Jake Jenkins, a literary novelist, who unwittingly becomes a viral star that takes him from unknown author to bestselling pop phenomena. A homage to the city of Angels, Virtual Velocity is indeed an L.A. story, documenting a city that is in a constant state of disappearing.
ABOUT ANTHONY MORA
Anthony Mora, whose works have been compared to Fante, Cheever and Salinger, began his writing career as a freelance journalist and magazine editor. His first novel was BANG! A Love Story. Linda Cardellini starred in the original play adaptation of BANG! in Los Angeles and New York. Anthony served as the playwright-in-residence at The Sidewalk Studio Theatre. He has had seven plays produced including P.O.P.: The Principles of Perfection, Modern Love, and Silencing Silas. Virtual Velocity: An L.A. Story is his second novel.
WHAT THE MEDIA IS SAYING
“A blend of Nabokov and Bret Easton Ellis… Arresting… a refreshing unpredictability of what will happen from one moment to next.”
“Think Chili Palmer in Get Shorty meets author John Cheever.”