BRIDGE OF SIGHS

À propos

This moving novel follows Louis Charles Lynch (Lucy) as he and his wife of forty years are about to embark on a vacation to Italy. Lucy is sixty years old and has spent his entire life in Thomaston, New York. Like his late, beloved father, Lucy is an optimist, though hes had plenty of reasons not to be--chief among them his mother, still indomitably alive. Yet it was her shrewdness, combined with that Lynch optimism, that had propelled them years ago to the right side of the tracks and created an empire of convenience stores about to be passed on to the next generation. Lucy's oldest friend, once a rival for his wife's affection, leads a life in Venice far removed from Thomaston. In fact, the exact nature of their friendship is one of the many mysteries Lucy hopes to untangle in the history hes writing of his hometown and family. And with his story interspersed with that of Noonan, the native son whod fled so long ago, the destinies building up around both of them (and Sarah, too) are relentless, constantly surprising, and utterly revealing. Bridge of Sighs , from the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls , is a moving novel about small-town America that expands Russo's widely heralded achievement in ways both familiar and astonishing.


  • Auteur(s)

    Richard Russo

  • Éditeur

    Vintage Usa

  • Distributeur

    Olf

  • Date de parution

    12/08/2008

  • EAN

    9781400030903

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    688 Pages

  • Longueur

    20.5 cm

  • Largeur

    13.5 cm

  • Épaisseur

    2.5 cm

  • Poids

    468 g

  • Support principal

    Poche

Richard Russo

  • Pays : Etats-unis
  • Langue : Anglais (etats-unis)

Né en 1949 aux États-Unis, Richard Russo a longtemps
enseigné la littérature à l'université. Il se consacre désormais à
l'écriture de scénarios et de romans dans sa maison du Maine.
Ailleurs est son neuvième livre publié à Quai Voltaire après
Un homme presque parfait (1995), Un rôle qui me convient
(1998), Le Déclin de l'empire Whiting (2002, Prix Pulitzer),
Le Phare de Monhegan (2004), Quatre saisons à Mohawk
(2005), Le Pont des Soupirs (2008), Les sortilèges du Cap Cod
(2010) et Mohawk (2011).

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