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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i often hear the comment that some "film just could not do justice to the book", despite quality of this film adaptation and the many awards to the film that comment certainly applies here. This is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael Soros - Goodreads

It's heartbreakingly sad. Brilliantly written. It made the film make a lot more sense as there were parts they could only hint at. I watched the film again and got a lot more out of it. Read full review


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