Midnight Cowboy: A Novel

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Simon and Schuster, 1965 - Drifters - 253 pages
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Texas "cowboy", Joe Buck, takes a bus to New York to make his fortune hustling lonely, rich women who will pay for his sexual services. Shortly after arriving, he himself is hustled by con man Ratso Rizzo, with whom he ultimately develops an unusual and deep friendship as they spend a long, hard winter in the underbelly of the city.

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User Review  - Kenneth - Goodreads

This remarkable novel is a deep contemplation on the topic of lonesomeness. I consider it a classic of 1960s American fiction. It's a far superior narrative than most of the novels produced by the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emma Mc Morrow - Goodreads

Fantastic little novel, but very bleak. An unsentimental & harrowing piece that confronts the meaning of love, loss and identity. A good book to read if you are also feeling dirt poor. Read full review


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