Image de l'éditeur

Elsewhere (Signed)

Russo, Richard

6 072 avis par Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0307959538 / ISBN 13: 9780307959539
Edité par Knopf, 2011
Etat : As New Couverture rigide
Vendeur Shaker Mill Books (W. Stockbridge, MA, Etats-Unis)

Vendeur AbeBooks depuis 11 mai 2001

Quantité : 1

A propos de cet article

A bright, tight edition signed by the author on the title page. DJ has original publisher's "autographed" sticker on front panel; clean & sharp; now protected in mylar. Text is firmly bound w/unmarked pages throughout. Not an x-library, no remainder marks. N° de réf. du libraire WS12577

Poser une question au libraire

Détails bibliographiques

Titre : Elsewhere (Signed)

Éditeur : Knopf

Date d'édition : 2011

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :As New

Etat de la jaquette : As New

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : 1st Edition

A propos de ce titre

Synopsis :

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 eponymous product and anything else made of leather. This is where the author grew up, the only son of an aspirant mother and a charming, feckless father who were born into this close-knit community. But by the time of his childhood in the 1950s, prosperity was inexorably being replaced by poverty and illness (often tannery-related), with everyone barely scraping by under a very low horizon.

A world elsewhere was the dream his mother instilled in Rick, and strived for herself, and their subsequent adventures and tribulations in achieving that goal—beautifully recounted here—were to prove lifelong, as would Gloversville's fearsome grasp on them both. Fraught with the timeless dynamic of going home again, encompassing hopes and fears and the relentless tides of familial and individual complications, this story is arresting, comic, heartbreaking, and truly beautiful, an immediate classic.

About the Author:

Richard Russo lives with his wife in Camden, Maine, and Boston. In 2002 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls.

Les informations fournies dans la section « A propos du livre » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Description de la librairie

Shaker Mill Books is the annex of The Bookloft in Great Barrington, MA, one of the only independent bookstores in the Berkshires for over 35 years. Located in West Stockbridge, MA, Shaker Mill Books houses nearly ten thousand rare, out-of-print and/or signed books. We specialize in Berskhire Books (many now out-of-print or otherwise unavailable), including local histories and biographies, as well as a large collection of books by nature writer Hal Borland.

Visitez la page d?accueil du vendeur

Conditions de vente :

We accept all major credit cards, checks, and money orders. Shipping is $3.50 media mail + $1.00 each additional title within continental US. Priority or UPS available on request. Will quote overseas shipping. All books over $100. automatically insured for an additional $1.50 unless otherwise requested. Heavy or oversize books ship at cost.

Conditions de livraison :

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Afficher le catalogue du vendeur

Modes de paiement
acceptés par le vendeur

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Chèque Mandat postal En espèce PayPal