Requiem for a Dream: A Novel
by Hubert Selby Jr.
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PublisherDa Capo Press
Release Date2000-08-15 (added to CC 20 Feb 2010)
Amazon Sales Rank16,187
In this searing novel first published in 1978, two young hoods, Harry and Tyrone, and a girlfriend fantasize about scoring a pound of heroin and getting rich. But their heroin habit gets the better of them, and Harry's mother's addiction to diet pills lands her in a state mental hospital.

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My absolute favourite book of all time. Prepare to be messed up! I. am. Sara. Goldfarb.
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