Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney

The novel follows a young man living in Manhattan as he tries to navigate his way through the fast-paced and drug-fueled world of the New York City nightlife during the 1980s. He is struggling with his job at a prestigious magazine, his estranged wife who has left him for another man, and his growing addiction to cocaine. As he spirals further into self-destruction, he must confront his problems and make choices about the person he wants to be.

The 1422nd greatest book of all time


Published
1984
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
160-200
Words
41,000
Original Language
English

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