The Moviegoer: A Novel (FSG Classics)

By: Percy, Walker

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Winner of the 1962 National Book Award and one of Time magazine's 100 Best English-Language Novels, Walker Percy's debut The Moviegoer is an American masterpiece and a classic of Southern literature. Insightful, romantic, and humorous, it is the story of a young man's search for meaning amid a shallow consumerist landscape.

Binx Bolling, a young New Orleans stockbroker, fills his days with movies and casual sex. His life offers him nothing worth retaining; what he treasures are scenes from The Third Man or Stagecoach, not the personal experiences he knows other people hold dear. On the cusp of turning thirty, however, something changes: At Mardi Gras, he embarks on a quest for some form of authentic experience. The consequences of Binx's quest, on both himself and his unstable cousin Kate, prove outrageous, absurd, moving, and indelible.

Featuring an afterword by Paul Elie, this new edition of The Moviegoer cements Walker Percy's place as a giant of American literature.

Title:: The Moviegoer: A Novel (FSG Classics)

Author:: Percy, Walker

Categories: Fiction & Literature,

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: January 2019

ISBN Number:: 0374214522

ISBN Number: 13: 9780374214524

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 166963