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Empire Falls
Empire Falls
Author: Richard Russo, Ron McLarty
From his first novel, Mohawk, to his most recent, Straight Alan, Richard Russo has demonstrated great affinity for the tragicomic human condition, and here he expands his geographical and psychological claims on the small town, blue-collar heart of the country.Empire Falls, Maine, has seen the inexorable failure of its logging and ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780694525591
ISBN-10: 0694525596
Publication Date: 6/1/2001
Edition: Unabridged
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: HarperAudio
Book Type: Audio Cassette
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 7
Good book about crazy families and how to live with them without throwing yourself into traffic.
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Helpful Score: 6
Very well told story of a small town. Many well-developed characters.
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Helpful Score: 4
This book describes life in the small town of Empire Falls, Maine through the lives of its inhabitants as they struggle to survive - both economically and psychologically - in a town that has seen better days. The book won the Pulitzer Prize and was a New York Times Notable Book of the year.
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Helpful Score: 4
Excellent book! The story is easy to follow and very intense in parts.
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Helpful Score: 3
Excellent character study. This was a great read.
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