James Frey - Bright Shiny Morning - Hodder & Stoughton

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    • ISBN:9781848541177
    • Publication date:04 Sep 2008
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Bright Shiny Morning

A rip-roaring ride through LA from the author of My Friend Leonard

By James Frey

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A bold and dazzling story from the controversial creator of A Million Little Pieces.

Welcome to LA. City of contradictions.

It is home to movie stars and down-and-outs. Palm-lined beaches and gridlock. Shopping sprees and gun sprees.

Bright Shiny Morning takes a wild ride through the ultimate metropolis, where glittering excess rubs shoulders with seedy depravity. Frey's trademark filmic snapshots zoom in on the parallel lives of diverse characters, bringing their egos and ideals, hopes and despairs, anxieties and absurdities vividly to life.

Some suffer, like the otherworldly wino who tries to save a spoilt teenage runaway. Others gain, like the canny talent agent who turns sexual harassment to blackmailing advantage. Some are loaded, or grounded, and have luck on their side. Others, like the countless actresses-turned-hookers, or schoolboys-turned-gangsters, are doomed.

Biographical Notes

James Frey is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. He is married and lives in New York.

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  • ISBN: 9781848545991
  • Publication date: 20 Jan 2011
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