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Chances are.

Erica Spindler

Chances are.

by Erica Spindler

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Published by Silhouette .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL15023167M
ISBN 10037357648X
OCLC/WorldCa84137450

The story of three college friends from the sixties, who meet now on Martha’s Vineyard for a weekend reunion, Chances Are gives us all the things we hope for from a Russo novel. Amazing characters—Lincoln a real estate broker, Teddy a small-press publisher, and Mickey a musician still living the rock and roll life, as well as assorted. Chances Are Overview. Chances Are is a novel by Richard Russo. The novel follows three friends—Lincoln, Teddy, and Mickey—as they meet together on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in the year The last time they were together on Martha’s .

Chances Are by Richard Russo available in Hardcover on , also read synopsis and reviews. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning Richard Russo--in his first stand-alone novel in a decade- .   Curious about her birth mother, Jenna Caldwell leaves Chicago and sets off to find the woman who gave her up for adoption. But her life is turned upside down one fateful night. After surviving an automobile accident, which leaves one woman dead, Jenna realizes her life has been stripped : DEBBY CONRAD.

  Buy a cheap copy of Chances Are book by Richard Russo. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls comes a new revelation: a riveting story about the abiding yet complex power of friendship. One beautiful Free shipping over $   Chances Are (Book): Russo, Richard: "From the Pulitzer Prize-winning Richard Russo--in his first stand-alone novel in a decade--comes a new revelation: a gripping story about the abiding yet complex power of friendship. One beautiful September day, three sixty-six-year old men convene on Martha's Vineyard, friends ever since meeting in college circa the sixties.


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Chances Are was the latest novel by Pulitzer-prize winning author Richard Russo, one of my favorite writers. Each time I read one of Russo's books, I find myself just settling in and enjoying the experience, not only for the sharp dialogue among the characters but /5.

An Amazon Best Book of August In Richard Russo's Chances Are, three men in their sixties have arrived on Martha's Vineyard for a Memorial Day attended college together, and while the men haven't seen each other recently, they reconnect naturally, as /5().

"Chances Are," Richard Russo's new novel, tells the stories of four people who meet in the late-'60s as students at Minerva, a Connecticut private college. Jacy Rockafellow is a Russonian kind of woman: enigmatic, gorgeous, hard-edged, impossible not to fall in love with.

Only in Chances Are, Richard Russo’s first. A reunion on Martha's Vineyard reopens old mysteries and wounds for three Vietnam-era college friends. Russo's (The Destiny Thief,etc.) 14th book blends everything we love about this author with somethingthis is a novel about male friendship, fathers and sons, small-town class issues, and lifelong crushes, and it provides the familiar pleasure of immersion in the author's.

[Chances Are ] blends everything we love about this author with something new. Yes, this is a novel about male friendship, fathers and sons, small-town class issues, and lifelong crushes, and it provides the familiar pleasure of immersion in the author’s distinctive.

Richard Russo’s new novel, “Chances Are,” opens with a cascade of charm. Three old friends, all 66 years old, arrive at Martha’s Vineyard for a last hurrah. Chances Are A novel - Kindle edition by Russo, Richard. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Chances Are A novel/5(). The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Russo, Richard. Chances Are. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, The novel opens in Lincoln, Teddy, and Mickey are three friends who are currently in their mid-sixties.

They arrive on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. “Chances Are ” unfolds as a mystery, with theories about Jacy’s possible murder rippling out to ensnare a loutish local man and a disgruntled ex-cop and his reporter daughter-in-law before Author: Alida Becker.

“A cascade of charm Russo is an undeniably endearing writer, and chances are this story will draw you back to the most consequential moments in your own life.”—The Washington Post One beautiful September day, three men in their late sixties convene on Martha's Vineyard, friends ever since meeting in college in the : Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group.

Fans of Russo’s work will know what to expect from Chances Are, including the many scenes of male bonding and the colorful dialogue. If some of the material is familiar, the book is nevertheless a moving portrait of aging men who discover the world’s worst-kept secret: You may not know the people you thought you were closest to.

Readers’ questions about Chances Are. 10 questions answered. Maria Wroblewski I understood that he was her true choice; however, it could not be because he was impotent. So, he feels he had a love. It's all so silly. no more Rus more I understood that he was her true choice; however, it could not be because he was impotent.

So, he feels he had a love. Chances Are Richard Russo, Knopf Doubleday pp. ISBN Summary From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls comes a new revelation: a riveting story about the abiding yet complex power of friendship. The information about Chances Are shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that. Chances Are by Richard Russo. reviewed by Erik Hage. Richard Russo’s Chances Are is about three male friends in their mid-sixties who first met as undergraduates at a small liberal arts college in then, they weathered the Vietnam draft and the disappearance of their friend Jacy, a wealthy and wild young woman who vanished shortly after graduation.

About the Book. About the Book Chances Are by Richard Russo. One of the book's themes is the way random events can set life on a seemingly irreversible path.

As Russo writes, "yank out one thread from the fabric of human destiny, and everything unravels. Though it could also be said that things have a tendency to unravel regardless." How do you see that observation occurring throughout Chances Are.

Chances Are, a rare mix of the tense and tender, should gain Russo further literary acclaim. • Chances Are is published by Allen & Unwin (RRP £).

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Although Chances Are, Richard Russo’s deeply absorbing and often achingly sad new book, is not crime fiction per se, the cold case of a young woman gone missing 44 years before the book begins brings Russo much closer to Dennis Lehane territory than one might have ever expected him to.

Chances Are by Richard Russo has an overall rating of Positive based on 19 book reviews.3/4(19).[Chances Are ] blends everything we love about this author with something new. Yes, this is a novel about male friendship, fathers and sons, small-town class issues, and lifelong crushes, and it provides the familiar pleasure of immersion in the author’s distinctive, richly observed world and his inimitable ironic voice.

This book has a.