Description - Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo
Two boys grow up in Thomaston, upstate New York. Louis Charles Lynch, aka Lucy, marries his childhood sweetheart and settles down to run a small empire of convenience stores. He s a good man, but he isn t always as reliable as he seems, and secretly longs for what he can t have His best friend Bobby escapes to Italy and becomes an artist, trading in past and family for a life far removed from Thomaston. Now, at sixty years old, Lucy and his wife Sarah are about to relinquish their usual quiet routine and travel to Venice to find Bobby, though they have not heard from him for many years. The truth about why he left, and about the ties that bind these three friends, is intricate and heartbreaking.
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(195mm x 130mm x 38mm)
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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.