Bright Shiny Morning

Narrated by: Trevor White, Lorelei King
Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (3 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Here is a bold and dazzling new story from the controversial creator of A Million Little Pieces.

Welcome to Los Angeles, City of Contradictions. It is home to movie stars and down-and-outs. Palm-lined beaches and gridlock. Shopping sprees and gun sprees.

Bright Shiny Morning takes a wild ride through the ultimate metropolis, where glittering excess rubs shoulders with seedy depravity. Frey's trademark filmic snapshots zoom in on the parallel lives of diverse characters, bringing their egos and ideas, hopes and despairs, anxieties and absurdities vividly to life.

Some suffer, like the otherworldly wino who tries to save a spoilt teenage runaway. Others gain, like the canny talent agent who turns sexual harassment to black-mailing advantage. Some are loaded, or grounded, and have luck on their side. Others, like the countless actresses-turned-hookers, or schoolboys-turned-gangsters, are doomed.

©2008 James Frey (P)2008 John Murray Audiobooks

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  • 08-05-15

Great character study piece.

Enjoyed. It's a quick interesting study of a few 'normal Americans' from either side of the enormous wealth divide.