9780751537369

The Memory of Running : A Novel

McLarty, Ron

ISBN 10: 0751537365 / 0-7515-3736-5
ISBN 13: 9780751537369

Publication Date: 2006

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This debut novel is the story of Smithson Ide who, at the age of 43, grieves the death of his parents by getting on a Raleigh bicycle in his funeral suit and pedalling across America.


 
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Book Description: Little, Brown Book Group, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Brand New Book. Smithson Ide s life so far has led him nowhere. He s 43 years old, weighs 279 pounds, and keeps himself numb with food and alcohol. His only emotional ties are to his parents and to the memory of his older sister, Bethany, who has been missing for 20 years. Then his parents die in a car crash and he learns of Bethany s death in LA County. Suddenly there isn t enough beer in the world to keep Smithy from his feelings. Drunk and bereft, he takes his old Raleigh bicycle and starts cycling. Once he starts, he can t stop and then he s riding across America to recover his sister. Along the way he meets all sorts of people who help or hinder him. He hears the confession of a priest, he rescues a boy from a snow storm, he has a gun pointed in his face, he s hit by a truck and helps a man dying of AIDS. Smithy s ride is an extraordinary quest, to rediscover the past and memories of Bethany, but it s also his journey back to life. Bookseller Inventory # AA29780751537369

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Book Description: Little, Brown Book Group, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Brand New Book. Smithson Ide's life so far has led him nowhere. He's 43 years old, weighs 279 pounds, and keeps himself numb with food and alcohol. His only emotional ties are to his parents and to the memory of his older sister, Bethany, who has been missing for 20 years. Then his parents die in a car crash and he learns of Bethany's death in LA County. Suddenly there isn't enough beer in the world to keep Smithy from his feelings. Drunk and bereft, he takes his old Raleigh bicycle and starts cycling. Once he starts, he can't stop and then he's riding across America to recover his sister. Along the way he meets all sorts of people who help or hinder him. He hears the confession of a priest, he rescues a boy from a snow storm, he has a gun pointed in his face, he's hit by a truck and helps a man dying of AIDS. Smithy's ride is an extraordinary quest, to rediscover the past and memories of Bethany, but it's also his journey back to life. Bookseller Inventory # AA29780751537369

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Book Description: 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 128mm x 196mm x 27mm. Paperback. Smithson Ide's life so far has led him nowhere. He's 43 years old, weighs 279 pounds, and keeps himself numb with food and alcohol. His only emotional ties are to his parents and to the memory of hi.Shipping may be from our UK, US or Australian warehouse depending on stock availability. 416 pages. 0.282. Bookseller Inventory # 9780751537369

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