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Lush Life

By Richard Price, 1949-

So, what do you do?" Whenever people asked him, Eric Cash used to have a dozen answers. Artist, actor, screenwriter . . . But now he's thirty-five years old and he's still living on the Lower East Side, still in the restaurant business, still serving the people he wanted to be. What does Eric do? He manages. Not like Ike Marcus. Ike was young, good-looking, people liked him. Ask him what he did, he wouldn't say tending bar. He was going places--until two street kids stepped up to him and Eric one night and pulled a gun. At least, that's Eric's version.

In Lush Life, Richard Price tears the shiny veneer off the "new" New York to show us the hidden cracks, the underground networks of control and violence beneath the glamour. Lush Life is an Xray of the street in the age of no broken windows and "quality of life" squads, from a writer whose "tough, gritty brand of social realism . . . reads like a movie in prose" (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times).

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2008

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9780374299255


Format: Book
Author: Price, Richard, 1949-
Title: Lush life / Richard Price.
Publisher Date: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Subject: Police -- Fiction Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
Isbn: 9780374299255 (hardcover : alk. paper) 0374299250 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: M Price
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Bib Id: 288775

Format: Book
Author: Price, Richard, 1949-
Title: Lush life / Richard Price.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Description: 455 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Police -- Fiction
Subjects: Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
LCCN: 2007017280
ISBN: 9780374299255 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0374299250 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: M Price