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Author Percy, Walker, 1916-1990, author.

Title The moviegoer / Walker Percy ; afterword by Paul Elie.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2019]
Afterword 2019


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron PL Adult Fiction - BYLY-14  FIC PER    AVAILABLE
Edition First FSG Classics edition.
Description 253 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series FSG classics.
Note Originally published in 1961 by Alfred A. Knopf, New York"--Title page verso.
Summary Binx Bolling, a young New Orleans stockbroker, fills his days with movies and casual sex. His life offers him nothing worth retaining; what he treasures are scenes from The Third Man or Stagecoach, not the personal experiences he knows other people hold dear. On the cusp of turning thirty, however, something changes: At Mardi Gras, he embarks on a quest for some form of authentic experience. The consequences of Binx's quest, on both himself and his unstable cousin Kate, prove outrageous, absurd, moving, and indelible.
Subject Young men -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Psychology -- Fiction.
Stockbrokers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Fiction.
New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Psychological fiction.
Added Author Elie, Paul, 1965- writer of afterword.
ISBN 0374214522 (paperback)
9780374214524 (paperback)

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