Garden State: a novel

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Pushcart Press, Apr 1, 1992 - Fiction - 212 pages
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Alice Smail, a guitar player and short order cook, Dennis Francis, a painter and plumber, Max Crick, a drug dealer, and their friends in Haledon, New Jersey, have to deal with real life and responsibility and the consequences of refusing to face them

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Garden State by Rick Moody We have traveled to and spent several days in the garden state and wanted to learn more about it. NJ Alice is a rhythmic guitarist and works at a diner to make ends meet ... Read full review

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User Review  - amelish - LibraryThing

I feel like I've read this before. The damage and the fragility and the fumbling and the cruel beauty are familiar images to people of my generation. Read full review

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Rick Moody is the award-winning author of Black Veil, Demonology, The Diviners, Garden State, The Ice Storm, Purple America, and Right Livelihoods. The Ice Storm was made into a movie directed by Ang Lee in 1997.

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