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Revolutionary Road
By Richard Yates

Revolutionary Road

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Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates

Book Awards

  • Shortlisted for Heathrow Travel Product Award: Travel Read, Fiction 2009.

Book Description

Hailed as a masterpiece from the moment of its first publication, Revolutionary Road is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, young couple who are bored by the banalities of suburban life and long to be extraordinary. With heartbreaking compassion and clarity, Richard Yates shows how Frank and April's decision to change their lives for the better leads to betrayal and tragedy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099518785
ISBN-10: 0099518783
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Yates

Richard Yates was born in 1926 in New York and lived in California. His prize-winning stories began to appear in 1953 and his first novel, Revolutionary Road, was nominated for the National Book Award in 1961. He is the author of eight other works, including the novels A Good School, The Easter Parade, and Disturbing the Peace, and two collections of short stories, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness and Liars in Love. He died in 1992.

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