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Written in the author's distinctive quick-cut, cinematic style, full of rapid dialogue so "real" that a reader struggles at times to decode it, Lush Life centers on a mugging gone wrong on a Lower East Side street where late one night a pair of teenage wannabe gangsters mug three white men. [...] while Price evinces genuine sympathy for drug dealers and murderers, he can't seem to write a young, white character who isn't obnoxious, narcissistic, or vapid; his attitude toward the liberal-arts graduates who flock to Manhattan is consistently condescending.
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