By HILLEL ITALIE
AP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) – Sean Penn is also writing a book on a “divorced, disillusioned man.”
And, yes, he did once release an audiobook below the pseudonym “Pappy Pariah.”
Atria Books told The Associated Press on Monday that Penn’s “Bob Honey Who Simply Do Stuff” will come out March 27. The book builds up on an audiobook from 2016, narrated by one Pappy Pariah and encouraged from the typically celebrity. During an appearance last fall Penn recognized a bond by Pariah, while also referring to him as a sociopath.
“It was soon after I finished narrating the short sound of ‘Bob Honey’ that I started to feel I’d only scratched the surface of the story I wished to tell,” Penn said in a statement issued Monday from Atria, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. “Expanding that original idea into a fully realized book has been an exciting challenge.”
According to Atria, Penn’s “darkly humorous book tells the picaresque story of Bob Honey, a middle-aged, blessed, disillusioned man dwelling in a nondescript house on a nondescript street in Woodview, California. Bob Honey is a man of many transactions – sewer expert, purveyor of pyrotechnics, contract killer to get a mysterious government agency that pays in tiny bills.”
The Oscar-winning celebrity had informed the audience gathered that he met with Pariah . He explained that his old grandma had gotten back in touch with him and sent a manuscript.
“I suppose it was a connection to become 19 years old and wanting that I had remained in touch with this guy,” Penn said on his interest in the book, which he praised for the own politics.
“And yet, how about you ought to be that you agree with a sociopath.”
Penn, whose off-screen experiences comprise interviews with Cuban President Raul Castro along with an experience with Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, ” isn’t the first film star to become a fiction author. Others comprise Kirk Douglas, Gene Hackman and Sidney Poitier.
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