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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 11.99
Ray Mitchell, a former TV writer who has left Hollywood under a cloud, returns to urban Dempsy, New Jersey, hoping to make a difference in the lives of his struggling neighbors. Instead, his very public and emotionally suspect generosity gets him beaten nearly to death. Ray refuses to name his assailant, which makes him intensely interesting to Detective... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2007; US$ 50.00
The Council of Chalcedon in 451 was a defining moment in the Christological controversies that tore apart the churches of the Eastern Roman Empire in the fifth and sixth centuries. Theological division, political rivalry and sectarian violence combined to produce what ultimately became separate Chalcedonian and non-Chalcedonian churches, a schism that... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 11.99
In 1998, Richard Price returned to the gritty urban landscape of his national bestseller Clockers to produce Freedomland , a searing and unforgettable novel about a hijacked car, a missing child, and an embattled neighborhood polarized by racism, distrust, and accusation. Freedomland hit bestseller lists from coast to coast, including those of... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 27.50
Thirty-five years into his research among the descendants of rebel slaves living in the South American rain forest, anthropologist Richard Price encountered Tooy, a priest, philosopher, and healer living in a rough shantytown on the outskirts of Cayenne, French Guiana. Tooy is a time traveler who crosses boundaries between centuries, continents,... more...
- Carcanet 2011; US$ 14.51
Teasing, funny and celebratory - Rays is a wry and tender lover's gift. Continuing Richard Price's virtuosic playfulness of form, it improvises on the formal shape of sonnet and canzone, charging them with the energy of blues and rock, glimpsing narratives of desire. In a restless, sleepless landscape where language becomes shrill, an alphabet of... more...
- Carcanet 2012; US$ 14.51
‘The Patient? suffers a brain haemorrhage. Small World grows out of the days before and after. It has the authority of lived experience, beginning with what Price dubs ‘existential family poems?: honed, lyrical, they explore the dynamics of modern life. Price?s poems observe and reflect, revisiting and deepening the themes of his earlier books. These... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2009; US$ 15.95
Centered on recurring themes of sleep and sleeplessness, this delicate collection of poetry explores the nuances of human relationships. Beginning provocatively with a “translation? of Shakespeare?s 18th sonnet, the poems offer witty, tender, and lyrical reflections on the intricate suffusion of desire within both private and public forms of expression.... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 16.99
At times angry and despairing, these poems evoke hospital conditions and social attitudes toward the ill, but focus on the intricate reality of living day to day and trying to bring memory to bear on the future. In this collection, ?The Patient? suffers a brain hemorrhage, causing the poet to carefully examine the days before and after this heartbreaking... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1992; US$ 13.99
Eighteen years ago, Richard Price's first novel, The Wanderers, was hailed by Hubert Selby, Jr., in the New York Times Book Review as "an outstanding work of art." Three novels and a dozen years later, Price made an equally stunning debut in Hollywood with his screenplay for The Color of Money, which was nominated for an Academy Award. And... more...