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Lapham Rising

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ISBN-10: 0060833610

ISBN-13: 9780060833619

Edition: 2006

Authors: Roger Rosenblatt

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Harry March's troubles begin when Lapham, a self-aggrandizing, ostentatious multimillionaire, commences construction of a 36,000-square-foot house (complete with a cutting-edge air-conditioner that cools his entire eight-acre property) directly across the creek from Harry's island home in Quogue, in the Hamptons. Harry, an island himself, is something of a wreck and half-nuts, but principled. His wife has left him for an event planner in Beverly Hills; he cuts the polo player out of his shirts; and he speaks mainly with his dog, Hector, a born-again Evangelical and a capitalist who admires Lapham's monstrosity as a symbol of American progress. But to Harry, Lapham represents everything that…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/7/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Roger Rosenblatt's essays for Time and The NewsHour on PBS have won two George Polk Awards, the Peabody, and the Emmy. He is the author of six off- Broadway plays and seventeen books, including New York Times Notable Books Kayak Morning and The Boy Detective , as well as other national bestsellers Unless It Moves the Human Heart , Making Toast , Rules for Aging , and Children of War , which won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has held the Briggs-Copeland appointment in the teaching of writing at Harvard, and is currently Distinguished Professor of English and Writing at Stony Brook University. He lives in Quogue, New…