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Bright lights, big city: a novel
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New York : Vintage Books, 1984.
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182 pages ; 21 cm.
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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.

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1st ed.
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9780394726410 (pbk.) :, 0394726413 (pbk.) :
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9780394726410

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"A Vintage original"--T.p. verso.
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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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

McInerney, J. (1984). Bright lights, big city: a novel. New York: Vintage Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McInerney, Jay. 1984. Bright Lights, Big City: A Novel. New York: Vintage Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

McInerney, Jay, Bright Lights, Big City: A Novel. New York: Vintage Books, 1984.

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McInerney, Jay. Bright Lights, Big City: A Novel. New York: Vintage Books, 1984. Print.

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