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  - Jen - Goodreads

There was no way I could relate or even care about the tale of a na´ve guy in the 1960s with rose-colored dreams of taking New York City by storm as a male prostitute. I mean those aren't shoes I walk ... Read full review

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User Review  - David Ward - Goodreads

Midnight Cowboy by James Herlily (Simon and Shuster 1965) (Fiction) is the novel from which the Academy Award winning movie arose. The novel and the screenplay closely track each another. Joe Buck, a ... Read full review


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