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Title:Revolutionary Road
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Methuen
ISBN:0413757102
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Number of Pages:355
Category:Fiction, Classics, Historical fiction

Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Revolutionary Road In the hopeful s Frank and April Wheeler appear to be a model couple bright beautiful talented with two young children and a starter home in the suburbs Perhaps they married too young and started a family too early Maybe Frank s job is dull And April never saw herself as a housewife Yet they have always lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner But now that certainty is about to crumble With heartbreaking compassion and remorseless clarity Richard Yates shows how Frank and April mortgage their spiritual birthright betraying not only each other but their best selves

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Revolutionary Road, Young Hearts Crying, A Good School, The Collected Stories, Cold Spring Harbor, The Easter Parade, Liars in Love, A Special Providence, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness, Disturbing the Peace
div Robert Prentice is His mother Alice Prentice is Both are damaged souls Robert by war Alice by thwarted dreams of prosperity In two deeply humanizing portraits the great American writer Richard Yates crafts a novel of postwar America at once at odds with its own sense of identity and mercilessly prohibitive to its like minded citizens br div, When the Shepards car breaks down in pre War New York City a chain of events is set in motion that will transform the lives of the beautiful but stupid Evan Shepard his doomed lover Rachel and both their families Fated to play out the mistakes of their parents Evan and Rachel quickly discover the betrayal behind the dream and desperately try every avenue of escape only to find that all paths lead back to the small Long Island coastal town of Cold Spring Harbor and to each other But if there is no better chronicler than Yates of the quiet tragedy of thwarted suburban lives Cold Spring Harbor is a testament to the absolute necessity of dreaming for Yates s protagonists hope may be all there is, In i The Easter Parade i first published in we meet sisters Sarah and Emily Grimes when they are still the children of divorced parents We observe the sisters over four decades watching them grow into two very different women Sarah is stable and stalwart settling into an unhappy marriage Emily is precocious and independent struggling with one unsatisfactory love affair after another Richard Yates s classic novel is about how both women struggle to overcome their tarnished family s past and how both finally reach for some semblance of renewal, Richard Yates s unflinchingly realistic stories explore loneliness but they don t neglect failure cruelty and heartbreak Most of the stories feature men who have been disappointed somehow by their inability to fulfill the promise of their youth br br Contents br br Doctor Jack o lantern br The Best of Everything br Jody Rolled The Bones br No Pain Whatsoever br A Glutton for Punishment br A Wrestler with Sharks br Fun with a Stranger br The B A R Man br A Really Good Jazz Piano br Out with the Old br Builders