City of Night

CD - unabridged
Audio (11 discs)
Product Number: DD34536
Released: Aug 31, 2017
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ISBN: #9781684410149
Narrator/s: Paul Boehmer
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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Description

When John Rechy's explosive first novel appeared in 1963, it marked a radical departure in fiction, and gave voice to a subculture that had never before been revealed with such acuity. It earned comparisons to Genet and Kerouac, even as Rechy was personally attacked by scandalized reviewers. Nevertheless, the book became an international bestseller, and fifty years later, it has become a classic. Bold and inventive in style, Rechy is unflinching in his portrayal of one hustling "youngman" and his search for self-knowledge within the neon-lit world of hustlers, drag queens, and the denizens of their world, as he moves from El Paso to Times Square, from Pershing Square to the French Quarter. Rechy's portrait of the edges of America has lost none of its power to move and exhilarate.

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eAudio
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Author(s): John Rechy
Narrator(s): Paul Boehmer
Product Number Z100107790
Released: Dec 14, 2017
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Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781684410156
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Author(s): John Rechy
Product Number EB00640880
Released: Mar 11, 2016
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Publisher: Grove Atlantic
ISBN: #9780802192776

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