Lush Life: A Novel

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Macmillan, 3 mars 2009 - 455 pages
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A National Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

Lush Life is a tale of two Lower East Sides: one a high-priced bohemia, the other a home to hardship, it's residents pushed to the edges of their time-honored turf. When a cocky young hipster is shot to death by a street kid from the "other" lower east side, the crime ripples through every stratum of the city in this brilliant and kaleidiscopic portrait of the "new" New York.

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A little conventional in that whole Raymond Chandleresque mold, but pleasant reading. Plus that’s my old stomping grounds, and the familiar is always fun. Passing it on straight to the offspring, who I bet will love it. Consulter l'avis complet

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Immigrant communities, projects and gentrification push up against each other in New York's Lower East Side. Two teens from the projects decide to mug three young men out barhopping. One shot, one ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Richard Price is the author of seven novels, including Clockers and Freedomland. He has received an Academy Award in literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and shared a 2007 Edgar(R) Award as a cowriter of HBO's miniseries The Wire.

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