Title Profile & Character Information

The Moviegoer

Awards
1962  National Book Awards

Characters
NameBolling, John "Binx"
GenderMale
OccupationStockbroker
TraitsSingle
Loner
Workaholic

GenrePsychological
Southern fiction
Literary
Classic
Fiction
TopicsMan-woman relationships
Extended families
Southern life
Tradition
Human condition
Meaning of life
Spiritual journeys
Redemption
SettingNew Orleans, Louisiana
Suburb
Mardi Gras