How Rough Can It Get?

By: Weiss, Joe

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(price-clipped) [nice tight clean copy, mild shelfwear to bottom edge; jacket mildly edgeworn, a bit of rubbing/scuffing]. "Here is a modern novel of present day New York City life which is overwhelming in its force and originality. Basically, [the novel] is the story of a group of young men and the hungers and frustrations which drive them into a never-ending hunt for girls. The boys dream about the girls and try to maneuver them into intimacy. The girls, in turn, dream about the boys and try to lure them into marriage." In other words, it's kind of a sex novel, dressed up with an introduction by "world renowned psychoanalyst" Dr. Theodor Reik, who gives the reader some babble about "the sexual emergency of the male youth," and opines that the writer "has presented a basic problem of our time and has presented it between laughter and sobbing, between sneers, tears and Bronx cheers."

Title: How Rough Can It Get?

Author: Weiss, Joe

Categories: Fiction: Vintage,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The Woodford Press: 1951

ISBN Number: NO

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj

Seller ID: 8905

Keywords: New York City Sexuality Psychology Bronx Borscht Belt First Novel