The Moviegoer: A Novel by Walker Percy

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The Moviegoer: A Novel

In this National Book Award­–winning novel, a young man, torn between the forces of tradition and change, searches for meaning in postwar America.
 
On the cusp of his thirtieth birthday, Binx Bolling is a lost soul. A stockbroker and member of an established New Orleans family, Binx’s one escape is the movie theater that transports him from the falseness of his life. With Mardi Gras in full swing, Binx, along with his cousin Kate, sets out to find his true purpose amid the excesses of the carnival that surrounds him.
 
Buoyant yet powerful, The Moviegoer is a poignant indictment of modern values, and an unforgettable story of a week that will change two lives forever.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Walker Percy including rare photos from the author’s estate. '“A brilliant novel . . . Percy touches the rim of so many human mysteries.” —Harper’s “Clothed in originality, intelligence, and a fierce regard for man’s fate.” —Time “Percy is a brilliantly breathtaking writer.” —The New York Times Book Review'
In this National Book Award­–winning novel, a young man, torn between the forces of tradition and change, searches for meaning in postwar America.
 
On the cusp of his thirtieth birthday, Binx Bolling is a lost soul. A stockbroker and member of an established New Orleans family, Binx’s one escape is the movie theater that transports him from the falseness of his life. With Mardi Gras in full swing, Binx, along with his cousin Kate, sets out to find his true purpose amid the excesses of the carnival that surrounds him.
 
Buoyant yet powerful, The Moviegoer is a poignant indictment of modern values, and an unforgettable story of a week that will change two lives forever.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Walker Percy including rare photos from the author’s estate. '“A brilliant novel . . . Percy touches the rim of so many human mysteries.” —Harper’s “Clothed in originality, intelligence, and a fierce regard for man’s fate.” —Time “Percy is a brilliantly breathtaking writer.” —The New York Times Book Review'
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781453216255 Pages: 191