Richard Yates Good School

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William Grove is a nervous teenager trying to fit in at his new boarding school. Jack Draper is a teacher whose wife is cheating on him with one of his colleagues. Edith Stone is the daughter of the English master who falls in love with the most popular boy in school. Their stories twine together in the claustrophobic confines of the small community of Dorset Academy. And then comes Pearl Harbor and suddenly they are faced with larger issues than the day-to-day problems and politics of school life.

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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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"Yates is such a magnificent writer" The Times "Bittersweet, elegiac, this is Richard Yates's gentlest book" Boston Review "A first-class work of imagination" New York Times "In an age embarrassed by story-telling... Yates tell stories we believe" New Republic

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