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Revolutionary Road (Reprint) (Paperback) by Richard Yates

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About the Book



Originally published: Boston, Mass.: Little Brown, 1961.



Book Synopsis



Hailed as a masterpiece of realistic fiction and as the most evocative portrayal of the opulent desolation of the American suburbs since it's publication in 1961, Revolutionary Road is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, beautiful, and talented couple who have lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner. 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.

In his introduction to this edition, novelist Richard Ford pays homage to the lasting influence and enduring power of Revolutionary Road.



Review Quotes



"The Great Gatsby of my time...one of the best books by a member of my generation." --Kurt Vonnegut"Beautifully crafted...a remarkable and deeply troubling book." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times



About The Author



RICHARD YATES was born in 1926 in New York and lived in California. His prize-winning stories began to appear in 1953 and his first novel, Revolutionary Road, was nominated for the National Book Award in 1961. He is the author of eight other works, including the novels A Good School, The Easter Parade, and Disturbing the Peace, and two collections of short stories, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness and Liars in Love. He died in 1992.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.24 Inches (H) x 4.98 Inches (W) x .78 Inches (D)
Weight: .59 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 337
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Publisher: Vintage Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Richard Yates
Language: English
Street Date: April 1, 2000
TCIN: 11340122
UPC: 9780375708442
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-1869
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 8 inches length x 5.25 inches width x 0.75 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.7 pounds
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