The Resource Nobody's fool, Richard Russo

Nobody's fool, Richard Russo

Label
Nobody's fool
Title
Nobody's fool
Statement of responsibility
Richard Russo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1750, without warning or apparent reason, the mineral springs of the colonial resort town of Bath, New York, ran dry. A little more than two hundred years later, after numerous warnings and for too many reasons, Sully, the unluckiest man in this unlucky town, isn't doing too hot either. He's broke, out of a job, and the owner of a dead pickup truck. The good news? Sully has the dumbest man in North Bath as his devoted friend, a long-suffering, long-married woman who loves him, a forgiving eighty-year-old landlady who converses with her late husband, a spastic doberman as a watchdog, and the finest one-legged drunken Jewish lawyer this side of Albany. Now, if Sully could only banish his father's slyly grinning ghost and earn his own son's respect, he might just turn the whole damn thing around. Nobody's Fool is a funny, roguish novel that captures the imagination and provides a rich journey into a special world peopled by characters so real, so vital, we feel we've known them all our lives. As he did with his critically acclaimed Mohawk and The Risk Pool, Richard Russo brilliantly invents an unforgettable and luminously magical time and place. And, in doing so, Russo secures his place among America's great writers and most captivating storytellers
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Russo, Richard
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.U812
LC item number
N6 1993
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City and town life
  • City and town life
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Label
Nobody's fool, Richard Russo
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
549 p.
Isbn
9780394577784
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92056844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27066273
  • (OCoLC)ocm27066273
Label
Nobody's fool, Richard Russo
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
549 p.
Isbn
9780394577784
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92056844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27066273
  • (OCoLC)ocm27066273

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