Informative comments above. AA sounds like a b.s. artist with a little bit of 'greasy hustler' in him what with his self-serving spinning and such.
That said, are there any "fun reads" in the book, e.g. anything from the "Zen Master" about what it was like banging Barbara Streisand?
Old enough to know better, young enough to do it anyway. ~ILC's a kumquat~