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The Easter Parade

YATES, Richard

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ISBN 10: 0440021979 / ISBN 13: 9780440021971
Published by Delacorte Press, New York, 1976
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8vo. Original cloth; dust jacket. Jacket with very minor age darkening to the fore edge else nearly fine with nice bright jacket. FIRST EDITION. Bookseller Inventory # 55280

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Title: The Easter Parade

Publisher: Delacorte Press, New York

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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In <i>The Easter Parade</i>, first published in 1976, we meet sisters Sarah and Emily Grimes when they are still the children of divorced parents. We observe the sisters over four decades, watching them grow into two very different women. Sarah is stable and stalwart, settling into an unhappy marriage. Emily is precocious and independent, struggling with one unsatisfactory love affair after another. Richard Yates's classic novel is about how both women struggle to overcome their tarnished family's past, and how both finally reach for some semblance of renewal.

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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.

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