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Nobody's Fool

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Nobody's Fool

By Richard Russo

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679753339, 560pp.

Publication Date: April 12, 1994

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Description
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.


About the Author
Richard Russo is the author of eight novels; two collections of stories; and Elsewhere, a memoir. In 2002 he received the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls, which like Nobody s Fool was adapted to film, in a multiple-award-winning HBO miniseries."
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