The Resource Elsewhere, Richard Russo, (overdrive ebook)

Elsewhere, Richard Russo, (overdrive ebook)

Label
Elsewhere
Title
Elsewhere
Statement of responsibility
Richard Russo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This work is the author's memoir of his life, his parents, and the upstate New York town they all struggled variously to escape. Anyone familiar with the author's fiction will recognize Gloversville, New York, once famous for producing that eponymous product and anything else made of leather. This is where the author grew up, the only son of an aspirant mother and a good-time, second-fiddle father who were born into this close-knit community. But by the time of his childhood in the 1950s, prosperity was inexorably being replaced by poverty and illness (often tannery-related), everyone barely scraping by under a very low horizon. A world elsewhere was the dream his mother instilled in Rick, and strived for herself, and their subsequent adventures and tribulations, recounted here, only to prove lifelong, as would Gloversville's fearsome grasp on them both
Title
Elsewhere
Creator
Summary
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls presents an upbeat personal account of his youth, his parents and the 1950s upstate New York town they struggled to escape, recounting the encroaching poverty and illness that challenged everyday life and the dreams his mother instilled that inspired his career
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10151395
Cataloging source
ZS3
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Richard Russo
Label
Elsewhere, Richard Russo, (overdrive ebook)
Link
http://ohdbks.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=23B1FB1D-55CE-4A8C-84D6-EE6BA95853B5
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Contents
Independence -- A good talking-to -- A diagnosis -- Unsettled -- Real time -- Here and there -- High and dry
Control code
ocm819330643
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (246 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307959546
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
23B1FB1D-55CE-4A8C-84D6-EE6BA95853B5
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o819330643
  • (OCoLC)819330643

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