The Memory of Running
By (author) Ron McLarty
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Memory of Running by Ron McLarty
Book DescriptionEvery decade seems to produce a novel that captures the public s imagination with a story that sweeps readers up and takes them on a thrilling, unforgettable ride. Ron McLarty s The Memory of Running is this decade s novel. By all accounts, especially his own, Smithson "Smithy" Ide is a loser. An overweight, friendless, chain-smoking, forty-three-year-old drunk, Smithy s life becomes completely unhinged when he loses his parents and long-lost sister within the span of one week. Rolling down the driveway of his parents house in Rhode Island on his old Raleigh bicycle to escape his grief, the emotionally bereft Smithy embarks on an epic, hilarious, luminous, and extraordinary journey of discovery and redemption."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143036685
Paperback / softback
(209mm x 131mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 27-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ron McLarty
Memory of Running, Paperback (July 2006)
A debut novel that comes out of left field; intelligent, original and wonderfully offbeat. This book was the subject of a massive auction in the US, and film rights have now been sold for over 1 million dollars.
Traveler, Paperback / softback» View all books by Ron McLarty
In the eagerly anticipated follow-up to "The Memory of Running," McLarty delivers the beautifully crafted story of a man who returns to his hometown to discover the truth about his past.
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Author Biography - Ron McLarty
Ron McLarty is an award-winning actor and playwright best known for his appearances on television series, including Law & Order, Sex and the City, The Practice, and Judging Amy. He has appeared in films and on the stage, where he has directed many of his own plays.
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