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The Resource Empire falls, Richard Russo

Empire falls, Richard Russo

Label
Empire falls
Title
Empire falls
Statement of responsibility
Richard Russo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Miles Roby has been slinging burgers at the Empire Grill for 20 years, a job that cost him his college education and much of his self-respect. What keeps him there? It could be his bright, sensitive daughter Tick, who needs all his help surviving the local high school. Or maybe it's Janine, Miles' soon-to-be ex-wife, who's taken up with a noxiously vain health-club proprietor. Or perhaps it's the imperious Francine Whiting, who owns everything in town-and seems to believe that "everything" includes Miles himself. In Empire Falls Richard Russo delves deep into the blue-collar heart of America ..
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2002.
Cataloging source
JBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Russo, Richard
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.U812
LC item number
E4 2002
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Book club kit
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maine
  • Restaurants
  • Restaurateurs
  • Working class
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Restaurants
  • Restaurateurs
  • Working class
  • Maine
  • Fathers and daughters
Label
Empire falls, Richard Russo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2001
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm49793271
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
483 pages
Isbn
9780375726408
Lccn
2001088568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375726408
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49793271
  • (OCoLC)49793271
Label
Empire falls, Richard Russo
Publication
Note
Previously published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2001
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm49793271
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
483 pages
Isbn
9780375726408
Lccn
2001088568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375726408
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49793271
  • (OCoLC)49793271

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