Memory of Running by Ron McLarty
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Memory of Running
By Ron McLarty

The Memory of Running

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Memory of Running by Ron McLarty

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Every 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 Details

ISBN: 9780143036685
ISBN-10: 0143036688
Format: Paperback / softback
(209mm x 131mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 27-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Ron McLarty

Memory of Running by 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 by Ron McLarty Traveler, Paperback / softback

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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