The Good Life

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"Jay makes "the list" and is presented with a stolen copy of a manuscript he wrote (but never published)."

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What happens, or should happen, when life stops us in our tracks, or our own choices do? What if both secrets and secret needs, long guarded steadfastly, are finally revealed? What is the good life?

"A real love story . . . with a sympathy and depth new to McInerney's fiction."
The New York Times

"The Good Life is McInerney's most fully imagined novel as it is his most ambitious and elegiac."
The New York Review of Books

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  Jay McInerney is the author of Bright Lights, Big City (which he adapted for the screen), Ransom, Story of My Life, Brightness Falls, The Last of the Savages, and Model Behavior.

He has also published a collection of short stories, How It Ended, and two books on wine, A Hedonist in the Cellar and Bacchus & Me, Adventures in the Wine Cellar.    » more

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