It is six am, the party is over and reality is threatening to intervene in the power-fuelled existence of a young man who should have everything but who might just end up with nothing at all. His wife has left him, his job is in jeopardy, and his social life is about to end.
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The tragicomedy of a young man in NYC, struggling with the reality of his mother's death, alienation and the seductive pull of drugs.About the Author:
Jay McInerney is the author of eight novels, a collection of short stories and three collections of essays on wine. He lives in New York City and Bridgehampton, New York.
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Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, England, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine+. First U.K. Edition. 182 pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Later printing. Signed by the author Jay McInerney on the title page and warmly inscribed to Greg Gatenby: " For Greg With many thanks and good wishes here in Hemingway's city. Jay McInerney Ann Arbor, New York and Toronto. October 7, '86." Gatenby is a Canadian writer and founder of the Harbourfront Reading Series and the International Festival of Authors. He was responsible for inviting Jay McInerney to participate in this Toronto festival several times in the late 1980's. From Gatenby's personal library and with his signature on the front free endpaper. Bright, clean and unmarked. A whisper of surface wear to the dust jacket. 'Bright Lights, Big City' was McInerney's first novel and earned him great acclaim. A rare signed copy in near-pristine condition with a literary connection. Please see other unique signed and association Jay McInerney copies we have in stock. Bookseller Inventory # 6958
Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: DJ. First Edition. 0224022911 Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. FINE hardcover book in FINE dust-jacket. As new. Unread. Not remainder marked. Not price-clipped. Not a book club edition. Not an ex-library copy. All of our books with dust-jackets are shipped in fresh, archival-safe mylar protective sleeves. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1019044
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