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Requiem for a dream : a novel

Author: Hubert Selby
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press ; [St. Paul, Minn.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2000.
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This book is about four individuals who pursued the American Dream. In this searing novel, two young hoods, Harry and Tyrone, and a girlfriend fantasize about scoring a pound of uncut heroin and getting rich. But their heroin habit gets the better of them, consumes them and destroys their dreams and Harry's mother's addiction to diet pills lands her in a state mental hospital.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hubert Selby
ISBN: 1560252480 9781560252481
OCLC Number: 45072337
Description: viii, 279 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Hubert Selby, Jr. ; [forewords by Darren Aronofsky and Richard Price].
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This book is about four individuals who pursued the American Dream. In this searing novel, two young hoods, Harry and Tyrone, and a girlfriend fantasize about scoring a pound of uncut heroin and getting rich. But their heroin habit gets the better of them, consumes them and destroys their dreams and Harry's mother's addiction to diet pills lands her in a state mental hospital.

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