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Series: Vintage Contemporaries Ser.
Category: Fiction / Psychological
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Release Date: 04/12/2002
Synopsis: WithEmpire FallsRichard Russo cements his reputation as one of Americas most compelling and compassionate storytellers. 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 its Janine, Miles soon-to-be ex-wife, whos taken up with a noxiously vain health-club proprietor. Or perhaps its the imperious Francine Whiting, who owns everything in townand seems to believe that everything includes Miles himself. InEmpire FallsRichard Russo delves deep into the blue-collar heart of America in a work that overflows with hilarity, heartache, and grace.
Awards: Ambassador Book Awards – null Book Sense Book of the Year – null Library Journal Best Books of the Year – null New York Times Notable Books of the Year – null Pulitzer Prize – null
Height: 1.0 inches
Width: 5.19 inches
Length: 8.0 inches
Weight: 13.62 oz