American dream (Mailer, Norman)(2006, paperback)

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War hero, ex-Congressman, television personality and husband of the rich and Beautiful Deborah (‘a girl who would have been bored by a diamond ring as big as the Ritz’). Stephen Rojack is living the American Dream - until the constant ‘itch to lump’ finally conquers him and he strangles his luscious wife, unleashing a personality of undreamt-of ferocity. Catapulted into an alien world of gangsters, crumbling tenements and downtown bars, Rojack meets Cherry, a small-time singer who ekes out a living in sleazy nightclubs, waiting for a break. Soon he’s falling for her - dangerously, desperately, tragically….