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Elsewhere
By Richard Russo

Elsewhere

A Memoir

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Elsewhere by Richard Russo

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A Washington Post Notable Work of NonfictionAn NPR Best Book of 2012Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Russo turns to memoir in this hilarious and bittersweet account of his lifelong bond with his high-strung, spirited mother and the small town she spent her life trying to escape. Anyone familiar with Russo snovelswill recognize Gloversville once famous for producing nine out of ten dress gloves in the United States. By the time Rick was born, ladies had stopped wearing gloves and Gloversville was on its way out. Jean Russo instilled in her son her dream of a better life elsewhere, a dream that prompted her to follow him across the country when he went to college. Their adventures and tribulations on that road trip were a preview of the hold his mother would continue to have on him as she kept trying desperately to change her life. Recounted with a clear-eyed mix of regret, nostalgia, and love, Elsewhere is a stirring tribute to the tenacious grip of the past. "

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780307949769
ISBN-10: 0307949761
Format: Paperback / softback
(202mm x 134mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 30-Jul-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard Russo

Richard Russo is the author of seven previous novels; two collections of stories; and On Helwig Street, a memoir. In 2002 he received the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls, which like Nobody's Fool was adapted to film, in a multiple-award-winning HBO miniseries. He lives in Maine.

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