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Special Providence

By Richard Yates

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| Paperback | 9780312420406

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Robert Prentice is eighteen.His mother Alice Prentice is fifty-three.Both are damaged souls: Robert, by war; Alice, by thwarted dreams of prosperity.In two deeply humanizing portraits, the great American writer Richard Yates crafts a novel of post-wa Continue

Robert Prentice is eighteen.His mother Alice Prentice is fifty-three.Both are damaged souls: Robert, by war; Alice, by thwarted dreams of prosperity.In two deeply humanizing portraits, the great American writer Richard Yates crafts a novel of post-war America, at once at odds with its own sense of identity and mercilessly prohibitive to its like-minded citizens.AUTHORBIO: Richard Yates is the author of the novels Revolutionary Road, A Special Providence, Disturbing the Peace, The Easter Parade, A Good School, Young Hearts Crying, and Cold Spring Harbor and the story collections Eleven Kinds of Lonelines, Liar in Love and The Collected Stories of Richard Yates. He died in 1992.

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  • English Books
  • Paperback 352 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 0312420404
  • ISBN-13: 9780312420406
  • Publisher: Picador USA
  • Publish date: 2002-05-03
  • Dimensions: 135 mm x 903 mm x 1,392 mm
  • In other languages: other languages Livres Français
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