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User Review  - Mitchell_Bergeson_Jr - LibraryThing

Heartbreaking. Hilarious. Occasionally crude. This was a powerfully raw and heartfelt rendering of small town life in upstate New York. Mr. Russo did a fine job with this one. Recommended. "Make 'em PAY!" Read full review

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User Review  - lit_chick - LibraryThing

"Throughout his life a case study underachiever, Sully – people still remarked - was nobody's fool, a phrase that Sully no doubt appreciated without ever sensing its literal application – that at 60 ... Read full review

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User Review  - brangwinn - LibraryThing

What can I say except “Bravo, Mr. Russo, for making me care about such boring people, people I wanted to say ‘Get a life’.” Sully, an aging construction worker who seems to have ZERO going for him ... Read full review

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User Review  - knitwit2 - LibraryThing

What to say about the practically perfect book? If you saw the movie - go read the book it is so much better. I would get lost in the story and start thinking these were people I actually knew. If every writer were like Richard Russo I'd have to quit my job and move into the library! Read full review

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User Review  - Crazymamie - LibraryThing

"For fairness and loyalty, however important to the head, were issues that could seldom be squared in the human heart, at the deepest depths of which lay the mystery of affection, of love, which you ... Read full review

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User Review  - gmmartz - LibraryThing

I never thought I'd see the day when I'd bail on a Richard Russo book. I love his writing and his slice of life in small town stories are great. However, this novel is slow to develop- maybe that's ... Read full review

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User Review  - katiekrug - LibraryThing

It took me over a month to finish Nobody's Fool but that had more to do with me than with this excellent novel. I ended up loving it and connecting with it in a way I did not expect, and much more so ... Read full review

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User Review  - NCRainstorm - LibraryThing

I decided to try this book when I read the synopsis and it mentioned slyly funny. I love a book that can make you laugh even under the saddest circumstances. Richard Russo does just that in Nobody's ... Read full review

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User Review  - novelcommentary - LibraryThing

Sully is one of my favorite all time literary characters. Read full review

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User Review  - cat-ballou - LibraryThing

One of my favorite bits of this book was the repeated use of the phrase, "star of my firmament." Read full review


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