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One of the most celebrated and controversial authors in America delivers his first novel—a sweeping chronicle of contemporary Los Angeles that is bold, exhilarating, and utterly original.

Dozens of characters pass across the reader's sight lines—some never to be seen again—but James Frey lingers on a handful of LA's lost souls and captures the dramatic narrative of their lives: a bright, ambitious young Mexican-American woman who allows her future to be undone by a moment of searing humiliation; a supremely narcissistic action-movie star whose passion for the unattainable object of his affection nearly destroys him; a couple, both nineteen years old, who flee their suffocating hometown and struggle to survive on the fringes of the great city; and an aging Venice Beach alcoholic whose life is turned upside down when a meth-addled teenage girl shows up half-dead outside the restroom he calls home.

Throughout this strikingly powerful novel there is the relentless drumbeat of the millions of other stories that, taken as a whole, describe a city, a culture, and an age. A dazzling tour de force, Bright Shiny Morning illuminates the joys, horrors, and unexpected fortunes of life and death in Los Angeles.

About the Author

James Frey is originally from Cleveland. He is the author of A Million Little Pieces and My Friend Leonard. He lives in New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061649448
Author:
Frey, James
Publisher:
HarperLuxe
Author:
by James Frey
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General
Subject:
Los angeles (calif.)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Large Print
Large Print:
Y
Publication Date:
20080722
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
784
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.45185 in 31.6 oz

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