Play It As It Lays
This is a new book. Condition: Brand New.
A profoundly disturbing novel that ruthlessly dissects American life in the late 1960s, from the author of The White Album and The Year of Magical Thinking.
Benny called for a round of Cuba Libres and I gave him some chips to play for me and went to the ladies' room and never came back.
Somewhere out beyond Hollywood, hollowed-out actress Maria Wyeth's life plays out in a numbing routine of perpetual freeway driving. In her early thirties, divorced from her husband, dislocated from friends, anesthetized to pain and please, Wheth is a woman who has run out of both desires and motives - the epitome of a generation made ill by too much freedom.
Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: November 2011
Number of pages: 224
Width: 129 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: 14 mm
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers