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Great Jones Street

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Description for Great Jones Street Paperback. A troubling satire of the romantic myth of stardom and the empty heart of rock and roll, more relevant than ever in our celebrity-obsessed times. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 212.

Bucky Wunderlick is a rock and roll star. Dissatisfied with a life that has brought fame and fortune, he suddenly decides he no longer wants to be a commodity.

He leaves his band mid-tour and holes up in a dingy, unfurnished apartment in Great Jones Street. Unfortunately, his disappearing act only succeeds in inflaming interest . . .

Great Jones Street, Don DeLillo's third novel, is more than a musical satire: it probes the rights of the individual, foreshadows the struggle of the artist within a capitalist world and delivers a scathing portrait of our culture's obsession ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Picador
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780330524896
SKU
9780330524896
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Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days
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99-7

About Don Delillo
Don DeLillo is the acclaimed author of bestselling novels and plays. His work includes White Noise, Libra, Great Jones Street and Underworld. He has won the National Book Award, the Jerusalem Prize and the Irish Times International Fiction Prize.

Reviews for Great Jones Street
America's greatest living writer.
Observer
Brilliant, deeply shocking.
New York Review of Books
DeLillo has the force and imagination of Thomas Pynchon or John Barth, with a sense of proportion and style which these would-be giants often lack.
Irish Times

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