A Special Providence

A Special Providence

Book - 2009 | First Vintage contemporaries edition
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Robert Prentice has spent all his life attempting to escape his mother's stifling presence. His mother, Alice, for her part, struggles with her own demons as she attempts to realize her dreams of prosperity and success as a sculptor. As Robert goes off to fight in Europe, hoping to become his own man, Richard Yates portrays a soldier in the depths of war striving to live up to his heroic ideals. With haunting clarity, Yates crafts an unforgettable portrait of two people who cannot help but hope for more even as life challenges them both.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2009, c1969
Edition: First Vintage contemporaries edition
ISBN: 9780307455956
0307455955
Branch Call Number: 823 Y33s
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Characteristics: 321 pages ; 21 cm

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