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    DescriptionThe first novel to articulate the rage and pain of life in "the other America, " "Last Exit to Brooklyn" is a classic of postwar American writing. Selby's searing portrait of the powerless, the homeless, the dispossessed, is a fiercely and frighteningly apposite today as when it was first published twenty-five years ago.


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    Title
    Last Exit to Brooklyn
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hubert Selby Jr
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 209 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 351 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780802131379
    ISBN 10: 0802131379
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    DC21: 813.54
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11000
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    DC22: 813/.54
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PS3569.E547 L3 1988
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    Avalon Travel Publishing
    Imprint name
    Avalon Travel Publishing
    Publication date
    13 January 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Chicago
    Review quote
    "An extraordinary achievement . . . a vision of hell so stern it cannot be chuckled or raged aside."--"The New York Times Book Review""As dramatic and immediate as the click of a switchblade knife."--"Los Angeles Times""The raw strength and concentrated power of "Last Exit to Brooklyn" make it one of the really great works of fiction about the underground labyrinth of our cities."--Harry T. Moore""Last Exit to Brooklyn"should explode like a rusty hellish bombshell over America and still be eagerly read in a hundred years."--Allen Ginsberg"Drops like a sledgehammer. Emotionally beaten, one leaves it a different person--slightly changed, educated by pain, as Goethe said."--"The Nation""Selby has an unerring instinct for honing our collapse into novels as glittering and as cutting as pure, block, jagged glass."--"Saturday Review""Scorching, unrelenting, pulsing."--"Newsweek""The marriage of brutal street life and gorgeous bebop prose." --Richard Price, from his "My Five Most Essential Books," published in "Newsweek" (April 13, 2009)