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Requiem for a dream : a novel / by Hubert Selby, Jr. ; [forewords by Darren Aronofsky and Richard Price].

Requiem for a dream : a novel

Selby, Hubert, author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 1560252480 : PAP
  • ISBN: 9781560252481 : PAP
  • Physical Description: viii, 279 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press ; ©2000.

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Over twenty years after its first publication in 1978, Requiem for a Dream makes it to the big screen in a major motion picture starring Ellen Burstyn, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans, Jared Leto, and Christopher McDonald. Directed by Darren Aronofsky, the highly acclaimed director of Pi, the movie was released in November 2000. 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 habit gets the better of them, consumes them and destroys their dreams.
Subject: Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Drug addicts > Fiction.
Drug abuse > Fiction.
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.

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Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream
by Selby, Hubert; Aronofsky, Darren (Foreword by); Price, Richard (Foreword by)
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Requiem for a Dream

Hubert Selby, Jr. , was a celebrated author of nine novels, including the classic bestseller Last Exit to Brooklyn . His other novels include Requiem for a Dream , The Room , and The Demon . Selby's fiction, which was championed by writers such as William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, was noted for its gritty portrayal of addiction and urban despair and has influenced generations of authors, artists, and musicians. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Selby died in Los Angeles in 2004.

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