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Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness By Richard Yates

Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

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Whether addressing the smothered desire of suburban housewives, the white-collar despair of Manhattan office workers or the heartbreak of a single mother with artistic pretensions, Yates ruthlessly examines the hopes and disappointments of ordinary people with empathy and humour.

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Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness by Richard Yates

Richard Yates was acclaimed as one of the most powerful, compassionate and accomplished writers of America's post-war generation. Whether addressing the smothered desire of suburban housewives, the white-collar despair of Manhattan office workers or the heartbreak of a single mother with artistic pretensions, Yates ruthlessly examines the hopes and disappointments of ordinary people with empathy and humour.

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Revolutionary Road: The literary discovery of the year... It's as brilliantly nuanced as Updike's Rabbit sequence, and as sad as anything by Fitzgerald -- Nick Hornby * Guardian Books of the Year *
Yates is a master * Sebastian Faulks *

About Richard Yates


Richard Yates was born in 1926 in New York and lived in California. His prize-winning stories began to appear in 1953 and his first novel, Revolutionary Road, was nominated for the National Book Award in 1961. He is the author of eight other works, including the novels A Good School, The Easter Parade, and Disturbing the Peace, and two collections of short stories, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness and Liars in Love. He died in 1992.

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GOR001206738
Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness by Richard Yates
Richard Yates
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Everyman
2009-02-27
696
1841593176
9781841593173
N/A
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