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Burgess Boys

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ISBN-10: 1400067685

ISBN-13: 9781400067688

Edition: 2013

Authors: Elizabeth Strout

List price: $31.00
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Elizabeth Strout “animates the ordinary with an astonishing force,” wroteThe New Yorkeron the publication of her Pulitzer Prize–winningOlive Kitteridge. TheSan Francisco Chroniclepraised Strout’s “magnificent gift for humanizing characters.” Now the acclaimed author returns with a stunning novel as powerful and moving as any work in contemporary literature. Haunted by the freak accident that killed their father when they were children, Jim and Bob Burgess escaped from their Maine hometown of Shirley Falls for New York City as soon as they possibly could. Jim, a sleek, successful corporate lawyer, has belittled his bighearted brother their whole lives, and Bob, a Legal Aid attorney who…    
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Book details

List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/26/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Elizabeth Strout (born January 6, 1956) is an American author of fiction. She was born in Portland, Maine. After graduating from Bates College, she spent a year in Oxford, England. In 1982 she graduated with honors, and received both a law degree from the Syracuse University College of Law and a Certificate of Gerontology from the Syracuse School of Social Work. Strout wrote Amy and Isabelle over the course of six or seven years, which when published was shortlisted for the 2000 Orange Prize and nominated for the 2000 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction. Amy and Isabelle was made into a television movie starring Elisabeth Shue and was produced by Oprah Winfrey's studio, Harpo Films. Strout was a…