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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").
Title: Lush Life
Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2008
ISBN Number: 0374299250
ISBN Number 13: 9780374299255
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: fine Jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 000303
Description: 455pp. 8vo. Signed by author on title page. Complete number line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1), tight and unread with no marks and original price intact on fron flap. Spine heel slightly bumped. Brodart protected.