The moviegoer

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Percy's National Book AwardƯ-winning classic: A young man, torn between the forces of tradition and change, searches for meaning in post-war America On the cusp of his thirtieth birthday, Binx Bolling is a lost soul. A stockbroker and member of an established New Orleans family, Binx's one escape is the movie theater that transports him from the falseness of his life. With Mardi Gras in full swing, Binx, along with his cousin Kate, sets out to find his true purpose amid the excesses of the carnival that surrounds him. Buoyant yet powerful, The Moviegoer is a poignant indictment of modern values, and an unforgettable story of a week that will change two lives forever. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Walker Percy including rare photos from the author's estate.
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9780375701962
9781453216255
9781481546683
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Electronic books, FICTION / Literary, Literary; General Fiction, New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Stockbrokers -- Fiction, Young men -- Fiction
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