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The Whore's Child: and Other Stories

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8364

ISBN: 0375411682

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Whore's Child" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! Here the Pulitzer Prize winning author now focuses, in his first book of short fiction, on a fresh and fascinating range of human behavior. With a fluency of tone that will surprise even his devoted readers, he captures both bewildering horror and heartrending tenderness with an absorbing, compassionate authority. View more info

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The Risk Pool

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8342

ISBN: 0394565274

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Risk Pool" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! Here, in his second book, Richard Russo returns to his mythical upstate New York town for this grand, old-fashioned novel about a roguish father and his introspective son. Sparkling with wit and heartbreaking in its intimate portrayal of a family torn asunder, "The Risk Pool" is a journey through the true facts of life - honor, ambition, conflict, deceit and ultimately redempstion. View more info

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Straight Man

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8340

ISBN: 0679432469

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Straight Man" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! William Henry Devereaux, Jr. is the unlikely chairman of the English Department at West Central Pennsylvania University. Over the course of a single convoluted week, he threatens to execute a goose, has his nose slashed by a feminist poet, discovers that his secretary writes better fiction than he does, suspects his wife of having an affair with his dean, and finally confronts his philandering elderly father, the one-time king of American Literary Theory, at an abandoned amusement park. View more info

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Trajectory

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8332

ISBN: 1101947721

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Trajectory" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! Russo's characters in these four expansive stories range well beyond the blue-collar citizens we're so familiar with from many of his novels. Each of these stories is shot through with the humor and wisdom and surprise for which Richard Russo has long been acclaimed, and "Trajectory" further evidence of a writer at the height of his powers continuing to extend the breadth of his achievement. View more info

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Empire Falls

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8324

ISBN: 0679432477

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Empire Falls" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! Winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. From his first novel, "Mohawk", to his most recent, "Elsewhere," Russo has demonstrated a peerless affinity for the human tragicomedy, and with this stunning novel he extends even further his claims on the small-town, blue-collar heart of the country. Dexter County, Maine and specifically the towm of Empire Falls, has seen better days, and for decades, in fact, only a succession from bad to worse. In the end, "Empire Falls" reveals our ... View more info

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That Old Cape Magic

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2009

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7984

ISBN: 0375414967

Condition: Fine


This copy of "That Old Cape Magic" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! In "That Old Cape Magic" Richard Russo gives us the story of a marriage, and of all the other ties that bind, from parents and in-laws to children and the promises of youth. The storytelling is flawless throughout, moments of great comedy and even hilarity alternating with others of rueful understanding and heart-stopping sadness, and its ending is at once surprising, uplifting and unlike anything this Pulitzer Prize winner has ever written. View more info

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Elsewhere: A Memoir

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2012

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7980

ISBN: 0307959538

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Elsewhere: A Memoir" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! The Pulitzer Prize winning author here turns to memoir in a hilarious, moving, and always surprising account of his life, his parents, and the upstate New York town they all struggled variously to escape. Fraught with the timeless dynamic of going home again, encompassing hopes and fears and the relentless tides of familial and individual complications, this story is arresting, comic, heartbreaking, and truly beautiful, an immediate classic. View more info

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Bridge of Sighs

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2007

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7979

ISBN: 0375414959

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Bridge of Sighs" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! Following his Pulitzer Prize-winning "Empire Falls" Richard Russo returns with a novel that expands even further his widely heralded achievement. This newest work courses with small-town rhythms and the claims of family, yet it is brilliantly enlarged by an expatriate whose motivations and experiences - often contrary, sometimes not - prove every bit as mesmerizing as they resonate through these richly different lives. Here is a town, as well as a world, defined by magnificent and nearly devasta... View more info

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Everybody's Fool

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2016

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7978

ISBN: 0307270645

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Everybody's Fool" has been SIGNED and DATED by Richard Russo on the title page! Presented to him for signing at his appearance in New York City, this copy has been dated by him 5.10.16 - this distinguishes this copy from the pre-signed copies distributed by the publisher. Here, Richard Russo has returned to his character driven format with "Everybody's Fool" being filled with humor, heart, hard times and people you can't help but love, possibly because their various faults make them so stridently human. This is classic Russo - and a crowning achievement from one ... View more info

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The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9044

ISBN: 1524733512

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Destiny Thief" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! A master of the novel, short story and memoir, the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author now gives us a collection of essays that ranges throughout writing and reading and living. Warm, funny, wise and poignant, Russo's essays traverse his writing life, expanding our understanding of who he is and how his singular, incredibly generous mind works. An utter joy to read, they provide deep insight into the creative process from the perspective of one of our greatest writers. View more info

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That Old Cape Magic

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2009

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Author SIGNED Bookplate

Seller ID: 7433

ISBN: 0375414967

Condition: Near Fine +


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the Publisher's pasted-in bookplate. There is also a handwritten notation on the bookplate stating that this is 24/50 such items. Additionally, the Publisher has affixed an embossed seal (covering both the bookplate and the tipped-in page). In "That Old Cape Magic" Richard Russo gives us the story of a marriage, and of all the other ties that bind, from parents and in-laws to children and the promises of youth. The storytelling is flawless throughout, moments of great comedy and even hilarity alternating with others of rueful understanding ... View more info

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Mohawk

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Vintage Contemporaries: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing (Thus)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7054

ISBN: 0-679-72577-6

Condition: Fine


This is the later reissue of "Mohawk" by Vintage that has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! "Mohawk" offers a reader the authority of a documentary - yet the novel is full of comic invention, Russo's grim but loving sense of place, his understanding of the rural poor, provides this fine novel with as sympathetic a vision as Ernest Hebert's in "The Dogs of March." View more info

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Mohawk

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, UK, Heinemann: 1987

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9046

ISBN: 0434659053

Condition: Fine


This copy of the UK First Hardcover Edition of "Mohawk" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! The "true" first was a Paperback Original published in the US and the first US Hardcover Edition wasn't published until 2001. "Mohawk" was an outstanding first novel, a poignant, unforgettable story of old passions and enmity set in a leather town in upstate New York where the tanneries have long ago begun to close down. Writing with extraordinary assurance, Richard Russo unfolds the story of a mystery that has bound two families, the Grouses and the Gaffneys, together for over two deca... View more info

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Mohawk

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Contemporaries: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4714

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! The author's first book - dustjacket praise by John Irving stating ".(his) natural grace as a storyteller is matched by his compassion for his characters.offers the reader the authority of a documentary - yet the novel is full of comic invention." There is a slight crease to the front page. View more info

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Nobody’s Fool

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9045

ISBN: 0394577787

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Nobody's Fool" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! The author has created an unforgettable and luminously magical time and place with this novel. Later made into a highly successful film starring Paul Newman as "Sully". "Nobody's Fool" is a funny, roguish novel that captures the imagination and provides a rich journey into a special world peopled by characters so real, so vital, we feel we've known them all our lives. View more info

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Chances Are...a Novel

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9047

ISBN: 1101947748

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Chances Are..." has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page. Signed by him for his appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia on 8/6/2019. The author's first stand alone novel in a decade comes with a new revelation: a riveting story about the abiding yet baffling and complkex power of friendship. On a beautiful September weekend, three sixty-six-year-old men convene of Martha's Vineyard, the roiling cauldron of this novel. Bonded together what feels like a lifetime ago, circa the sixties, at a Connecticut college, they're still the closest of friends despite being a c... View more info