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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

I What of the Night? 7

  • Sativa Dancing Nude 8
  • Perpetual Adoration at St. Agatha 15
  • Ships in the Night 21
  • Rising Star 30
  • Night Bus 37

II The Chase 43

  • Night Beat 44
  • Sirens 54
  • The Legendary Judie Brown 63

III Getting through the Night 71

  • The Mission at Night 72
  • Georgia's Blues in the Night 81
  • Lullaby 88
  • Obdulia at the Rose Garden 94

IV While the Weary World Is Sleeping 101

  • Street Sweeper 102
  • From Press to Porch 109
  • Tech Support 116
  • All-Night Poolroom 123
  • Truck Stop 129
  • On the Door at Montage 135

V In Perfect Silence 143

  • Star Party 144
  • Awake at the Zoo 151
  • Mr. Thomas at the Embassy Suites Hotel 161
  • Nightly Bread 168
  • Flowers for the City 175

Acknowledgments 183

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