In his slyly funny and moving new novel, the author of The Risk Pool follows the unexpected operation of grace in a deadbeat, upstate New York town--and in the lives of the unluckiest of its citizens. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith, and Jessica Tandy. Author reading tour. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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|Grouping Title||nobody s fool|
|Grouping Author||russo richard|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-07-17 10:45:59AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-07-16 23:39:31PM|
|author||Russo, Richard, 1949-|
|detailed_location_catalog||Main Library - Adult Fiction|
This slyly funny, moving novel about a blue-collar town in upstate New York—and in the life of Sully, of one of its unluckiest citizens, who has been doing the wrong thing triumphantly for fifty years—is a classic American story.
Divorced from his own wife and carrying on halfheartedly with another man's, saddled with a bum knee and friends who make enemies redundant, Sully now has one new problem to cope with: a long-estranged son who is in imminent danger of following in his father's footsteps. With its uproarious humor and a heart that embraces humanity's follies as well as its triumphs, Nobody's Fool, from Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Richard Russo, is storytelling at its most generous.
Nobody's Fool was made into a movie starring Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy, and Melody Griffith.
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|format_category_catalog||Audio Books, Books, eBook|
|isbn||9780307809926, 9780307933454, 9780394577784, 9780679753339|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|publishDate||1993, 2003, 2011|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000046812|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Random House,|c1993.|549 p. ; 25 cm., overdrive:18c12175-e6f0-4eca-b235-9649c4f6eeff|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group|2003|, overdrive:ce5846d8-f130-4656-b712-fd1297632767|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2011||
|subject_facet||City and town life -- New York (State) -- Fiction|
|title_full||Nobody's Fool, Nobody's fool / Richard Russo|
|topic_facet||City and town life, Fiction, Literature, New York (State)|