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Bridge of Sighs A Novel

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ISBN-10: 1400030900

ISBN-13: 9781400030903

Edition: 2008

Authors: Richard Russo

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Louis Charles Lynch (also known as Lucy) is sixty years old and has lived in Thomaston, New York, his entire life. He and Sarah, his wife of forty years, are about to embark on a vacation to Italy. Lucy's oldest friend, once a rival for his wife's affection, leads a life in Venice far removed from Thomaston. Perhaps for this reason Lucy is writing the story of his town, his family, and his own life that makes up this rich and mesmerizing novel, interspersed with that of the native son who left so long ago and has never looked back. Bridge of Sighs, from the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning author ofEmpire Falls, is a moving novel about small-town America that expands Russo's widely heralded…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/12/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Novelist and screenwriter Richard Russo was born in Johnstown, New York on July 15, 1949. He received a Bachelor's degree, a Master of Fine Arts degree, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Arizona. He taught at numerous colleges including Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Colby College. He has written numerous books including Mokawk, The Risk Pool, Straight Man, Bridge of Sighs, and That Old Cape Magic, as well as a short story collection, The Whore's Child. His novel Empire Falls won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and Nobody's Fool was made into a movie starring Paul Newman, Bruce Willis and Melanie Griffith. He also co-wrote the 1998 film Twilight with…