Lottery

By Patricia Wood
(Putnam Adult, Hardcover, 9780399154492, 320pp.)

Publication Date: August 2, 2007

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Fall '08/Winter '09 Reading Group List
“This charming, touching, and funny novel about a very special lottery winner is a glorious book about what 'smart' really means. Read it with a highlighter and give it to your best friend! I loved every chapter!”
-- Pattie Cox, Harry W. Schwartz Bookshop, Mequon, WI


Description

Perry's IQ is only 76, but he's not stupid. His grandmother taught him everything he needs to know to survive: She taught him to write things down so he won't forget them. She taught him to play the lottery every week. And, most important, she taught him whom to trust. When Gram dies, Perry is left orphaned and bereft at the age of thirty-one. Then his weekly Washington State Lottery ticket wins him 12 million dollars, and he finds he has more family than he knows what to do with. Peopled with characters both wicked and heroic who leap off the pages, Lottery is a deeply satisfying, gorgeously rendered novel about trust, loyalty, and what distinguishes us as capable.

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