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review Straight Man Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB Hank Devereaux a fifty year old one time novelist now serving as temporary chair of the English department has than a mid life crisis to contend with when he learns that he must cull 20 per cent of his department to meet budget Half in love with t. Richard Russo is one of my favorite authors His books are always embedded in forlorn towns circling around Dilapidated Central suffering blue collar havens podunk as can be with sell by dates splashed all over it The people towns souls and minds have lost their initial charm while slowly sliding into obscurity The atmosphere is always a bit depressing The stories are always slow moving and satirical social commentary becomes the mainstay of all the conversations everywhere FROM THE BLURB Richard Russo performs his characteristic high wire walk between hilarity and heartbreak Russo s protagonist is William Henry Devereaux Jr the reluctant chairman of the English d The Penguin Food Guide to India reluctant chairman of the English d

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review Straight Man Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB Litics that ebb and flow around him as his colleagues jostle for position and marriages fall apart and regroup The despair of his wife and the scourge of the campus geese he is a man at odds with himself and caught somewhere between cause and effe. I have read enough of Richard Russo s novels to become very familiar with his style of writing and storytelling The types of characters he creates the settings in which he places his characters how he builds his characters and the type of conflict he creates in his stories While some level of predictability comes with this familiarity I continue to enjoy Russo s work For one thing he makes me laugh I also enjoy his characters and find myself rooting for them despite their insistence on repeating past mistakes with predictable results Not that any of us have ever done that Straight Man is excellent Russo fare I enjoyed my time with Hank and just like Hank I of


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    (E–pub) Straight Man BY Richard Russo Life's a duck or a goose?WhateverSometimes you just have to grab it by the throat and give it a good shake if you want to make sense of it As I tell my students all good stories begin with character and Teddy's rendering of the events fails entirely to render what it felt like to be William Henry Devereaux Jr as the events

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    (E–pub) Straight Man BY Richard Russo free download ô eBook or Kindle ePUB ä Richard Russo 35 starsThis had parts I found interesting some very funny scenes some compassionate and some where I tuned out Russo's humor is wry and masculine Often jokes are made at the expense of others students females academic colleagues and academia alike are targeted but also self deprecating I adore him but will probably always compare all his works to Empire Falls a tough one to live up to IMO

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    (E–pub) Straight Man BY Richard Russo Richard Russo ä 3 read He lives his life as head of the English Department at a western Pennsylvania University Married he is the father of grown children the owner of a house and dog The fifty years of his life has been dedicated to the fine honing of obstinate vengeance the satisfaction of tripping others up the culmination not of progressing himself or family but the endless monotone of self destruction These are the conseuences with which he sculpts himself

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  • Paperback
  • 391
  • Straight Man
  • Richard Russo
  • English
  • 09 April 2020
  • 9780099376217