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Bright lights, big city [electronic resource]. Jay McInerney.

McInerney, Jay. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307763211 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2011.

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Summary, etc.: With the publication of Bright Lights, Big City in 1984, Jay McInerney became a literary sensation, heralded as the voice of a generation. The novel follows a young man, living in Manhattan as if he owned it, through nightclubs, fashion shows, editorial offices, and loft parties as he attempts to outstrip mortality and the recurring approach of dawn. With nothing but goodwill, controlled substances, and wit to sustain him in this anti-quest, he runs until he reaches his reckoning point, where he is forced to acknowledge loss and, possibly, to rediscover his better instincts. This remarkable novel of youth and New York remains one of the most beloved, imitated, and iconic novels in America.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Subject: Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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