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The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life
by Richard Russo
"It turns out that Russo the nonfiction writer is a lot like Russo the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. He is affably disagreeable, wry, idiosyncratic, vulnerably bighearted, a craftsman of lubricated sentences."—Jay Fielden, New York Times Book ReviewA master of the novel, short story, and memoir, the best-selling and Pulitzer...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
Empire Falls (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Richard Russo
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize“Russo writes with a warm, vibrant humanity.... A stirring mix of poignancy, drama and comedy.” —The Washington PostWelcome to Empire Falls, a blue-collar town full of abandoned mills whose citizens surround themselves with the comforts and feuds provided by lifelong friends and neighbors and who find...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Sex & Erotica
Chances Are . . .: A novel
by Richard Russo
“[Russo’s] first novel in ten years hits the ball out of the park. . . . You’ll lap up this gripping, wise, and wonderful summer treat.” —The Boston Globe“A cascade of charm. . . . Russo is an undeniably endearing writer, and chances are this story will draw you back to the most consequential moments in your own...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Chances Are . . .: A novel
by Richard Russo
“[Russo’s] first novel in ten years hits the ball out of the park. . . . You’ll lap up this gripping, wise, and wonderful summer treat.” —The Boston Globe“A cascade of charm. . . . Russo is an undeniably endearing writer, and chances are this story will draw you back to the most consequential moments in your own...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Chances Are . . .: A novel
by Richard Russo
“[Russo’s] first novel in ten years hits the ball out of the park. . . . You’ll lap up this gripping, wise, and wonderful summer treat.” —The Boston Globe“A cascade of charm. . . . Russo is an undeniably endearing writer, and chances are this story will draw you back to the most consequential moments in your own...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Everybody's Fool: A novel
by Richard Russo
A New York Times 2016 Notable BookAn immediate national best seller and instant classic from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls. Richard Russo returns to North Bath—“a town where dishonesty abounds, everyone misapprehends everyone else and half the citizens are half-crazy” (The New York Times)—and the characters...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Nobody's Fool (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Richard Russo
This slyly funny, moving novel about a blue-collar town in upstate New York—and in the life of Sully, of one of its unluckiest citizens, who has been doing the wrong thing triumphantly for fifty years—is a classic American story. Divorced from his own wife and carrying on halfheartedly with another man's, saddled with a bum knee and...
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Straight Man: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Richard Russo
Hilarious and true-to-life, witty, compassionate, and impossible to put down, Straight Man follows Hank Devereaux through one very bad week in this novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo.   William Henry Devereaux, Jr., is the reluctant chairman of the English department of a badly underfunded college in the Pennsylvania...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Romance
Trajectory: Stories
by Richard Russo
Following the best-selling Everybody's Fool, a new collection of short fiction that demonstrates that Richard Russo--winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls--is also a master of this genre. Russo's characters in these four expansive stories bear little similarity to the blue-collar citizens we're familiar with from many of his...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Bridge of Sighs
by Richard Russo
This moving novel follows Louis Charles Lynch (“Lucy”) as he and his wife of forty years are about to embark on a vacation to Italy.  Lucy is sixty years old and has spent his entire life in Thomaston, New York. Like his late, beloved father, Lucy is an optimist, though he’s had plenty of reasons not to be—chief among them his...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
That Old Cape Magic
by Richard Russo
For Griffin, all paths, all memories, converge at Cape Cod.  The Cape is where he took his childhood summer vacations, where he and his wife, Joy, honeymooned, where they decided he’d leave his LA screenwriting job to become a college professor, and where they celebrated the marriage of their daughter Laura’s best friend. But when...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Sex & Erotica
The Whore's Child: Stories (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Richard Russo
To this irresistible debut collection of short stories, Richard Russo brings the same bittersweet wit, deep knowledge of human nature, and spellbinding narrative gifts that distinguish his best-selling novels. His themes are the imperfect bargains of marriage; the discoveries and disillusionments of childhood;the unwinnable battles men...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Mohawk (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Richard Russo
Mohawk, New York, is one of those small towns that lie almost entirely on the wrong side of the tracks. Its citizens, too, have fallen on hard times. Dallas Younger, a star athlete in high school, now drifts from tavern to poker game, losing money, and, inevitably, another set of false teeth. His ex-wife, Anne, is stuck in a losing...
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Elsewhere: A memoir
by Richard Russo
A Washington Post Notable Work of NonfictionAn NPR Best Book of 2012Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Russo turns to memoir in this hilarious and bittersweet account of his lifelong bond with his high-strung, spirited mother—and the small town she spent her life trying to escape. Anyone familiar with Russo’s novels will...
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It Occurs to Me That I Am America: New Stories and Art
by Richard Russo, Joyce Carol Oates, Neil Gaiman, Lee Child, Mary Higgins Clark
A provocative, unprecedented anthology featuring original short stories on what it means to be an American from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen: “This chorus of brilliant voices articulating the shape and texture of contemporary America makes for...
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Categories: Unknown
A Healing Touch: True Stories of Life, Death, and Hospice
by Richard Russo
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Richard Russo and five other Maine authors here prove that the close of life need not be filled with darkness, when hospice help is at hand. These writers recount intensely personal and profoundly moving end-of-life accounts that cover a wide spectrum of human experience. All six authors are donating their...
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Categories: Unknown
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