The Legend of Addie Hall: A True Crime Memoir

Dennis Monn 1557865300027



Dennis Monn

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"The Legend of Addie Hall" is a funny, dark and edgy memoir that foregrounds the victim behind the headlines of New Orleans’ “most gruesome murder ever,” describing who she was, the real reason she was murdered, and why she actually deserves to be legendary.



Short Summary

Two young drifters find each other on the streets of the French Quarter. We become fast friends and roommates, sharing a house with a vampire, a fortune-telling prostitute and a mime that never shuts up. Addie and I romp through the streets in one hilarious misadventure after another.


New Orleans

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Tragedy,Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence,Nudity, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Addie Hall

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Aggressive,Charming,Sexy,Confident,Crazy,Blunt,Funny,Sarcastic,Seductive,Lone Wolf,Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Dennis

Age: 22

Gender: Lgbt

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous,Charming,Badass,Sexy,Confident,Funny,Visionary,Seductive,Strong Moral Code,Leader,Honorable

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About The Author

Dennis Monn left the tiny Midwestern village he grew up in at seventeen after realizing his only options in life were to work at a prison, like his mom, or go to prison, like his cousins. He hitchhiked around the county for several years before attending Western Illinois University where he got his B.A. in English. He has lived in New Orleans for twenty years where he has thrived in the performance arts community as an award winning playwright, director and owner of the internationally known queer cabaret club, The Allways Lounge. Dennis regularly works with Broadway stars and is currently translating the Brecht and Weill musical Mahagonny to debut at the 2020 Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival. The Legend of Addie Hall is his first novel.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54

Target Gender: LGBT Leaning,Female Leaning

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Publishing Details

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Hard Copy Available



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