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Last Exit to Brooklyn (1966) [Novel]
by Hubert Selby Jr. Rating: Weighted - 7.3 / Average - 7.3 of 10 (7 votes) (Rate!)
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Last Exit to Brooklyn is a raw depiction of life amongst post-war New York's junkies, hustlers, drag queens and prostitutes. An unforgettable cast of characters inhabits the housing projects, bars and streets of Brooklyn: Georgette, a hopelessly romantic and tormented transvestite; Vinnie, a disaffected, volatile youth who has never been on the right side of the law; Tralala, who can find no escape from her loveless existence; Harry, a powerhungry strike leader with a fatal secret. Though they live on the edge, and always walk on the wild side, their alienation and aggression mask a desperate, deep human need for affection and kindship.

Original title: Last Exit to Brooklyn
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Last Exit to Brooklyn

Last Exit to Brooklyn (1966)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Selby's place is in the front rank of American novelists... to understand his work is to understand the anguish of America" New York Times
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Last Exit to Brooklyn (1966)

ISBN: 0747574596

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