Book :: The Moviegoer

The Moviegoer
By: Walker Percy
Pages: 242
Published: May 15th, 1961
Genre(s): American
Southern
Philosophy
Award(s): National Book Award (1962)
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Percy’s National Book Award–winning classic: A young man, torn between the forces of tradition and change, searches for meaning in post-war AmericaOn 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...

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