Authors > John O'Brien

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Assault on Tony's

Completed posthumously, The Assault on Tony’s is an unapologetic, unsentimental, and at times exuberant examination of the joys and sorrows of intoxication, written with the same unflinching eye and grim wit that made John O’Brien’s Leaving Las Vegas an instant classic.

Year: 1996     Genre: Noir Fiction

Leaving Las Vegas

Leaving Las Vegas, the first novel by John O'Brien, is the disturbing and emotionally wrenching story of a woman who embraces life and a man who rejects it.

Year: 1990     Genre: Noir Fiction

Stripper Lessons

John O'Brien's books have established him as a writer who communicated the voice of the loner with blistering realness and unmistakable force. Stripper Lessons is perhaps O'Brien's most interior and intense novel, a powerful story of one man's obsessive search to belong.

Year: 1997     Genre: Noir Fiction

May 21, 1960 -- Apr 10, 1994

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1990Leaving Las VegasNoir Fiction, Las Vegas
1996Assault on Tony'sNoir Fiction
1997Stripper LessonsNoir Fiction




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