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Nobody's Fool (Unabridged) - Richard Russo, Ron McLarty
Nobody's Fool (Unabridged)
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780739306949 (0739306944)
Publisher: Random House Audio
Edition language: English
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madbkwm rated it
So this is my fourth (fifth?) Russo novel and I was not impressed (yes, I realize that it is award winning). Maybe I just expected too much, but I did not find the characters or the setting to be nearly as believable as Empire Falls or Bridge of Sighs. The book was entertaining (after all I did gi...
2020 rated it
I listened to Nobody's Fool while driving a rented moving van across country and regretted only that I was by myself and had no one else to laugh with, cry with, commiserate with, or just plain hug when it ended. I've read a few of Richard Russo's books and I don't understand why he doesn't have a ...
esterb rated it
5.0 Nobody's Fool
Don­ald ‘Sully’ Sul­li­van is the 60 years old anti­hero of the lit­tle town Bath. Like the town is in a slump, he is too. His knee throb­bing on the rhythm of a lively brass band, he is wait­ing to get him­self declared 100% dis­abled by law, together with his one legged lawyer Wirf, but in the mea...
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The Drift Of Things rated it
Richard Russo is a god! Okay, well, maybe only a demigod, but he's a literary deity for sure. He's the only author I know of who can write a story where nothing much of anything happens and yet it's so enjoyable to read. He's created his own genre---"dying small towns in northeastern U.S." He cre...
Kaethe rated it
Russo is very like Ann Tyler in that he writes on the average lives of average people, and he's kind to his characters who all have miserable luck. Which, come to think of it, isn't so kind.
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