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The Resource Empire Falls, Richard Russo

Empire Falls, Richard Russo

Label
Empire Falls
Title
Empire Falls
Statement of responsibility
Richard Russo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With Empire Falls Richard Russo cements his reputation as one of America's most compelling and compassionate storytellers. Miles Roby has been slinging burgers at the Empire Grill for 20 years, a job that cost him his college education and much of his self-respect. What keeps him there? It could be his bright, sensitive daughter Tick, who needs all his help surviving the local high school. Or maybe it's Janine, Miles' soon-to-be ex-wife, who's taken up with a noxiously vain health-club proprietor. Or perhaps it's the imperious Francine Whiting, who owns everything in town-and seems to believe that "everything" includes Miles himself. In Empire Falls Richard Russo delves deep into the blue-collar heart of America in a work that overflows with hilarity, heartache, and grace
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2002.
Cataloging source
JBL
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1949-
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Russo, Richard
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Restaurants
  • Restaurateurs
  • Working class
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Maine
Label
Empire Falls, Richard Russo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Pagination and edition may vary
Control code
ocm49793271
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
483 p.
Isbn
9780375726408
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49793271
  • (OCoLC)49793271
Label
Empire Falls, Richard Russo
Publication
Note
Pagination and edition may vary
Control code
ocm49793271
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
483 p.
Isbn
9780375726408
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49793271
  • (OCoLC)49793271

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