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The fall of princes a novel by Robert Goolrick

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rich people,
  • Adjustment (Psychology),
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  • Friendship,
  • Capitalists and financiers,
  • Emotions,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Goolrick
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3607.O5925 F35 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination296 pages ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26488926M
ISBN 101616204206
ISBN 109781616204204
LC Control Number2015004191
OCLC/WorldCa898925416

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“The Fall of Princes is a dark, intoxicating morality tale of a bygone generation, a world of excess and decadence and the price paid by some—but by no means all—of those who partook in the bacchanal. Robert Goolrick deftly peels back the layers of the high life of high finance and, with his impeccable prose, focuses his unflinching eye. In The Fall of Princes, bestselling author Robert Goolrick brings to vivid life New York City in the s, a world of excess and self-indulgence, where limousines waited for hours outside Manhattan’s newest trendy club or the latest dining hot spot. Where drugs were bountiful and not refused. Where no price was too high and flesh was always on offer. In the spellbinding new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Robert Goolrick, s Manhattan shimmers like the mirage it was, as money, power, and invincibility seduce a group of young Wall Street turks. Together they reach the pinnacle, achieving the kind of wealth that grants them access to anything - and anyone - they want. In addition to his most recent novel, The Fall of Princes, Robert Goolrick is the author of three other books: The End of the World as We Know It, a memoir; his first novel, A Reliable Wife, with sales of more than 1 million copies; and his second novel, Heading Out to Wonderful. He lives in Virginia.

Now Robert Goolrick has managed to do much the same thing in a literary vein, in his latest novel, THE FALL OF PRINCES, set amid the riotous ambiance of excess that .   “ The Fall of Princes ” consists of two interwoven narratives. The more beguiling, which opens in , tells the story of Rooney’s : Stephen Amidon. An exiled Wall Street trader offers an unapologetic accounting of the excesses of the early s. Goolrick (Heading Out to Wonderful, , etc.) is a superb writer, as evidenced by his sublime debut novel, A Reliable Wife (), and his brutal memoir, The End of the World as We Know It ().He's referred to his latest as both novel and autobiography; it carries both the artistic qualities. In The Fall of Princes, bestselling author Robert Goolrick brings to vivid life New York City in the s, a world of excess and self-indulgence, where limousines waited for hours outside Manhattan's newest trendy club or the latest dining hot spot. Where drugs were bountiful and not refused. Where no price was too high and flesh was always on : Algonquin Books.

  In The Fall of Princes, bestselling author Robert Goolrick brings to vivid life New York City in the s, a world of excess and self-indulgence, where limousines waited for hours outside Manhattan’s newest trendy club or the latest dining hot spot. Where drugs were bountiful and not refused. Where no price was too high and flesh was always on offer.   A Fall of Princes book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Friends by chance, enemies by birth, Hirel of Keruvarian and Sare /5. The Fall of Princes | "A heart-wrenching, beautiful, darkly comic, deeply necessary tale that stuns again and againwith razor-sharp prose and glittering wit." --T a Obreht, author of The Tiger's Wife "A dark, intoxicating morality : Algonquin Books. Robert Goolrick's novel The Fall of Princes has its roots more in his family memoir, The End of the World as We Know It, about his wealthy parents' life of ostentation, addiction and abuse, than in his first novel, A Reliable Wife, set in the early 20th century. The Fall of Princesis the story of Rooney, a high-flying Wall Street trader caught in the swirl of s New York excess, with what.