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Everybody's fool

Author: Richard Russo
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A best-selling and beloved author, at the very top of his game, now returns to North Bath, in upstate New York, and the characters who made Nobody's Fool, his third novel, his first great success. The irresistible Sully, who in the intervening years has come by some unexpected good fortune, is now staring down a VA cardiologist's estimate that he only has a year or two left, and he's busy as hell keeping the news  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Epic fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Russo, Richard, 1949-
Everybody's fool.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016
(DLC) 2015046251
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Russo
ISBN: 9780307270641 0307270645 9780307720641 0307720640
OCLC Number: 922630506
Notes: "This is Borzoi book."--Title page verso.
Description: 477 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Richard Russo.

Abstract:

"A best-selling and beloved author, at the very top of his game, now returns to North Bath, in upstate New York, and the characters who made Nobody's Fool, his third novel, his first great success. The irresistible Sully, who in the intervening years has come by some unexpected good fortune, is now staring down a VA cardiologist's estimate that he only has a year or two left, and he's busy as hell keeping the news from the most important people in his life: Ruth, the married woman he carried on with for years ... the ultra-hapless Rub Squeers, who worries that he and Sully aren't still best friends. Sully's son and grandson, for whom he was mostly an absentee figure. Doug Raymer, now Chief of Police and still obsessing over the identity of the man his wife might have been having an affair with before she died in a freak accident. Bath's mayor, the former academic Gus Moynihan, who also has a pressing wife problems and then there's Carl Roebuck, whose lifelong run of failing upwards might now come to ruin. Everybody's Fool is filled with humor, heart, hard times, and characters who you can't help but love for all their faults. It is classic Russo and a crowning achievement from one of the greatest storytellers of our time"--

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