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The memory of running : a novel

Author: Ron McLarty
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Working as a quality control inspector at a toy factory in Rhode Island, friendless alcoholic Smithy Ide considers himself a loser until a tragic event prompts him to set off on an epic cross-country bicycle journey that promises him a final chance to become the man he has always wanted to be.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Adventure fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McLarty, Ron.
Memory of running.
New York : Viking, 2005
(OCoLC)607676435
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ron McLarty
ISBN: 0670033634 9780670033638 0143036688 9780143036685 0739455346 9780739455340
OCLC Number: 55095332
Description: 357 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Ron McLarty.
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Working as a quality control inspector at a toy factory in Rhode Island, friendless alcoholic Smithy Ide considers himself a loser until a tragic event prompts him to set off on an epic cross-country bicycle journey that promises him a final chance to become the man he has always wanted to be.

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"Smithy is an American original, worthy of a place on the shelf just below your Hucks, your Holdens, your Yossarians." -Stephen King "Endearing . . . it's a ride worth taking." -USA Today"In The Read more...

 
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