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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
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 and women insist... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
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 their beloved Laura?s... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
Originally published in 1986 in the Vintage Contemporaries paperback series?and reissued now in hardcover alongside his masterful new novel, Empire Falls ?Richard Russo?s Mohawk remains today as it was described then: A first novel with all the assurance of a mature writer at the peak of form and ambition, Mohawk is set in upstate New York and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
Richard Russo's slyly funny and moving novel follows the unexpected operation of grace in a deadbeat town in upstate New York?and in the life of one of its unluckiest citizens, Sully, who has been doing the wrong thing triumphantly for fifty years. Divorced from his own wife and carrying on halfheartedly with another man's, saddled with a bum knee... more...
- Down East Books 2008; US$ 14.99
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 royalties to... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00
After eight commanding works of fiction, the Pulitzer Prize winner now turns to memoir in a hilarious, moving, and always surprising account of his life, his parents, and the upstate New York town they all struggled variously to escape. Anyone familiar with Richard Russo's acclaimed novels will recognize Gloversville once famous for producing that... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 14.38
Jack and Joy Griffin are back on Cape Cod - where they spent their hope-filled honeymoon - for a wedding. Cracks are begining to show in Jack's peaceful family life and thirty-four year marriage. He's driving round with his father's ashes in an urn in the boot of his car, haunted by memories of bittersweet family holidays spent at the Cape, while... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 14.38
??Whoever said beggars can?t be choosers,? my grandfather would remark when she was out of earshot, ?never met your mother.?? Jean Russo was a single mother in the 1950s, badly paid and living with her only son, Richard, in the upstairs apartment of her parents? home on Helwig Street in Gloversville, New York. When Richard... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
The Boston Globe "A story of constantly evolving complexity and depth. . . . [ Bridge of Sighs is] Russo's most intricate, multifaceted novel . . . enormous and enormously moving."? The Washington Post Book World "A novel of great warmth, charm and intimacy . . . richly evocative and beautifully wrought."? The New York Times "[Russo's] most ambitious... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
"In a warmhearted novel of sweeping scope.... Russo follows up his rollicking academic satire, Straight Man (1997), with a return to the blue-collar melieu featured in his first three novels and once again shows an unerring sense of the rhythms of small-town life, balancing his irreverent, mocking humor with unending empathy for his characters and... more...