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Bright lights big city

Bright lights big city

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Published by ITV in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesA Little of what you fancy., Oh the fairies., Exit the empire., The West end.
Statementpresented by Gavin Weightman. Part 1, A little of what you fancy. Part 2, Oh the fairies. Part 3, Exit the empire. Part 4, The west end.
ContributionsWeightman, Gavin.
The Physical Object
FormatVideorecording
Pagination1 videocassette (30 mins each p.rog)
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20148998M

"Bright Lights, Big City," novelist Jay McInerny's allegorical look at the 's culture of excess, is rich with complex and interesting characters that intertwine in sometimes unexpected ways.   Bright Lights, Big City, Great Books. by Laura Source: sfgamchick, Flickr. Neon signs—they put the bright lights in our big city. Garish and brassy, they beckon with color and light and martinis and stars. Subtle they are not. But still, I love them. Back in March.

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Bright Lights, Big City Book Summary and Study Guide. Jay McInerney Booklist Jay McInerney Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Bright Lights, Big City; A young writer (never named, but presumably called Jay after the writer) copes with life in new York at a prestigious magazine and a vibrant nightlife. With the publication of Bright Lights, Big City in , Jay McInerney became a literary sensation, heralded as the voice of a generation. The novel follows a young man, living in Manhattan as if he owned it, through nightclubs, fashion shows, editorial offices, and loft parties as he attempts to outstrip mortality and the recurring approach of dawn.


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With the publication of Bright Lights, Big City inJay McInerney became a literary sensation, heralded as the voice of a generation. The novel follows a young man, living in Manhattan as if he owned it, through nightclubs, fashion shows, editorial offices, and loft parties as he attempts to outstrip mortality and the recurring approach of : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

The novel Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney relates the tale of a young man working for a prominent newspaper in Manhattan by day, while visiting many bars and nightclubs during the night. He manages to accomplish this through the help of his use of cocaine, to which he is powerfully addicted.

"Bright Lights, Big City" is a short book and reads very quickly. I think this is one of the reasons many critics feel justified in dismissing it. You can read this novel in an afternoon, and perhaps BLBC's digestibility works against it; critics tend to take this slim, sometimes breezy work far too lightly.5/5(4).

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Free download or read online Bright Lights, Big City pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Jay McInerney. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Bright Lights, Big City: : McInerney, Jay: BooksReviews: Bright Lights, Big City narrates a few disastrous days in the life of an aspiring young writer in the swirling, madcap world of young, upwardly mobile Manhattan in the s.

The book's narrator, plagued by a failed marriage and an unnamed sense of loss and guilt, watches helplessly from the distance of a cocaine-induced haze as he proceeds to.

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Overview. Jay McInerney’s debut novel, Bright Lights, Big City, was first published in August and made McInerney an instant literaryalong with fellow chronicler of Manhattan’s upper-class, Bret Easton Ellis, became key members of what journalist Hilary De Vries dubbed the “literary brat pack”—a label for writers under 30 that correlated with Hollywood’s “brat pack.

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It was one of those books that I’d known about for years — literarily significant but recommended pretentiously enough that I ignored it. When I started as a server at the Odeon, I heard it was on the cover of the book.

Directed by James Bridges. With Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz. A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

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Jay Mcinerney. Bright Lights, Big City. The tragicomedy of a young man in NYC, struggling with the reality of his mother's death, alienation and the seductive pull of drugs. *** All messed up and no place to go. It's six a.m., the party's over and reality is threatening to intervene in the frenetic, powder-fuelled existence of a young man who should have everything but might just end up.

"Bright Lights, Big City" isn't exactly a bad book: it's a simple story, simply told, and it works well enough, in its limited way, as a this-is-your generation expose and an embarrassing Reagan-era cultural artifact. With the publication of Bright Lights, Big City inJay McInerney became a literary sensation, heralded as the voice of a generation.

The novel follows a young man, living in Manhattan as if he owned it, through nightclubs, fashion shows, editorial offices, and loft parties as he attempts to outstrip mortality and the recurring approach of dawn/5(6).Bright Lights, Big City makes eerie beauty out of that old dog truth.” —BARRY HANNAH “Bright Lights, Big City is one of the great comic novels of the s, a contemporary Lucky Jim fueled by a sharp, second-person narrative and images as deft and blithe as they are vivid.” —WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL.