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Good School

Yates, Richard

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ISBN 10: 0440032466 / ISBN 13: 9780440032465
Published by Delacorte Press
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Title: Good School

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Richard Yates, who died in 1992, is today ranked by many readers, scholars, and critics alongside such titans of modern American ficiton as Updike, Roth, Irving, Vonnegut, and Mailer.

In this work, he offers a spare and autumnal novel about a New England prep school. At once a meditation on the twilight of youth and an examination of America's entry into World War II, A Good School tells the stories of William Grove, the quiet boy who becomes an editor of the school newspaper; Jack Draper, a crippled chemistry teacher; and Edith Stone, the schoolmaster's young daughter, who falls in love with most celebrated boy in the class of 1943.

About the Author:

Richard Yates, who died in 1992, was the author of seven novels, including Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, and A Special Providence, as well as two story collections. The Collected Stories of Richard Yates was first published in May 2001.

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