The Resource The moviegoer, Walker Percy

The moviegoer, Walker Percy

Label
The moviegoer
Title
The moviegoer
Statement of responsibility
Walker Percy
Title variation
Movie goer
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Binx Bolling, a young New Orleans stockbroker, fills his days with movies and casual sex. His life offers him nothing worth retaining; what he treasures are scenes from The Third Man or Stagecoach, not the personal experiences he knows other people hold dear. On the cusp of turning thirty, however, something changes: At Mardi Gras, he embarks on a quest for some form of authentic experience. The consequences of Binx's quest, on both himself and his unstable cousin Kate, prove outrageous, absurd, moving, and indelible"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-1990
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Percy, Walker
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Elie, Paul
Series statement
FSG classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young men
  • Stockbrokers
  • New Orleans (La.)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/writerofafterword
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Label
The moviegoer, Walker Percy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in 1961 by Alfred A. Knopf, New York."--Title page verso
  • "A small section of this book originally appeared in Forum in slightly different form as 'Carnival in Gentilly.'"--Title page verso
  • "A novel"--Cover
  • "Afterword by Paul Elie"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First FSG Classics edition.
Extent
253 pages :
Isbn
9780374214524
Lccn
2017957938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
in901819747
Label
The moviegoer, Walker Percy
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in 1961 by Alfred A. Knopf, New York."--Title page verso
  • "A small section of this book originally appeared in Forum in slightly different form as 'Carnival in Gentilly.'"--Title page verso
  • "A novel"--Cover
  • "Afterword by Paul Elie"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First FSG Classics edition.
Extent
253 pages :
Isbn
9780374214524
Lccn
2017957938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
in901819747

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