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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Unforgettable characters and memorable love story. - Goodreads
Good character development. - Goodreads
Some memorable characters and solid writing up in here. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ed - Goodreads

Great read. Part 2 is exactly like the film but the first half is Joe Buck's entire life right up until he gets on the bus to New York and it's at odds with the weird, incomplete flashbacks we see in ... Read full review

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Good. Interesting account of life on the streets in 1960s America. Read full review


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