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The risk pool, Richard Russo

Label
The risk pool
Title
The risk pool
Statement of responsibility
Richard Russo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A wonderfully funn and perceptive novel in the traditions of Thornton Wilder and Anne Tyler, The Risk Pool is set in Mohawk, New York, where Ned Hall is doing his best to grow up, even though neither of his estranged parents can properly be called adult. His father, Sam, cultivates bad habits so assiduously that he is stuck at the bottom of his auto insurance risk pool. His mother, Jenny, is slowly going crazy from resentment at a husband who refuses either to stay or to stay away. As Ned veers between allegiances to these grossly inadequate role models, Richard Russo gives us a book that overflows with outsized characters and outlandish predicaments and whose vision of family is at once irreverent and unexpectedly moving
Member of
Cataloging source
PLF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Russo, Richard
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.U812
LC item number
R57 1994
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Vintage contemporaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage boys
  • City and town life
  • Fathers and sons
  • Families
  • Mohawk (N.Y.)
Label
The risk pool, Richard Russo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1988
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Vintage contemporaries ed.
Extent
479 pages
Isbn
9780679723349
Lccn
89040075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocm31000820
  • (OCoLC)31000820
  • 1821841
Label
The risk pool, Richard Russo
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1988
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Vintage contemporaries ed.
Extent
479 pages
Isbn
9780679723349
Lccn
89040075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocm31000820
  • (OCoLC)31000820
  • 1821841

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