The Resource Bridge of sighs, Richard Russo

Bridge of sighs, Richard Russo

Label
Bridge of sighs
Title
Bridge of sighs
Statement of responsibility
Richard Russo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Louis Charles (Lucy) Lynch has spent all his sixty years in upstate Thomaston, New York, married to the same woman, Sarah, for forty of them, their son now a grown man. Like his late, beloved father, Lucy is an optimist, though he's had plenty of reasons not to be - chief among them his mother, still indomitably alive. Yet it was her shrewdness, combined with that Lynch optimism, that had propelled them years ago to the right side of the tracks and created an 'empire' of convenience stores about to be passed on to the next generation. Lucy and Sarah are also preparing for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Italy, where his oldest friend, a renowned painter, has exiled himself far from anything they'd known in childhood. In fact, the exact nature of their friendship is one of the many mysteries Lucy hopes to untangle in the history he's writing of his hometown and family. And with his story interspersed with that of Noonan, the native son who'd fled so long ago, the destinies building up around both of them (and Sarah, too) are relentless, constantly surprising, and utterly revealing. Shifting from a small town in upstate New York to Venice, the novel explores the connection between two very different men - one a local grocer, the other a world-famous painter, and the woman whom both have loved
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.U812
LC item number
B75 2007
Literary form
fiction
Bridge of sighs, Richard Russo
Label
Bridge of sighs, Richard Russo
Publication
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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
468105
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First edition
Extent
528 pages
Isbn
9780375414954
Lccn
2007027970
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP468105
  • (OCoLC)148836193
  • 11517146

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