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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: ME F
Author: Russo, Richard
Title: Chances are...
Remainder of title: a novel
Summary, etc. note: "From the Pulitzer Prize-winning Richard Russo--in his first stand-alone novel in a decade--comes a new revelation: a gripping story about the abiding yet complex power of friendship. One beautiful September day, three sixty-six-year old men convene on Martha's Vineyard, friends ever since meeting in college circa the sixties. They couldn't have been more different then, or even today--Lincoln's a commercial real estate broker, Teddy a tiny-press publisher, and Mickey a musician beyond his rockin' age. But each man holds his own secrets, in addition to the monumental mystery that none of them has ever stopped puzzling over since a Memorial Day weekend right here on the Vineyard in 1971. Now, forty-four years later, as this new weekend unfolds, three lives and that of a significant other are displayed in their entirety while the distant past confounds the present like a relentless squall of surprise and discovery. Shot through with Russo's trademark comedy and humanity, Chances Are. also introduces a new level of suspense and menace that will quicken the reader's heartbeat throughout this absorbing saga of how friendship's bonds are every bit as constricting and rewarding as those of family or any other community. For both longtime fans and lucky newcomers, Chances Are. is a stunning demonstration of a highly acclaimed author deepening and expanding his remarkable achievement"--

International Standard Book Number: 2019010992
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9781101947746 (hardcover)
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PS3568.U812
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 813/.54
Source of number: bisacsh
Classification number: FIC019000
Dates associated with a name: 1949-
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Richard Russo.
Place of publication: New York
Name of publisher: Alfred A Knopf
Date of publication: 2019
Projected publication date: 1907
: New York :
: Alfred A. Knopf,
: 2019.
Extent: 302 pages;24cm
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: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: computer
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: rdacarrier
: online resource
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: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T 8/5/19
Purchase price: $26.95
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Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Subject: FICTION / Literary.
Main entry heading: Russo, Richard, 1949- author.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019
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Title: Chances are...
Record control number: (DLC) 2019010992
International Standard Book Number: 9781101947746
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: ecip book
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: ecip ebook 2019-03-18
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