Author(s): William Kennedy
Series: Albany Cycle Series No: 3
Original Publish Date: Feb 07, 1984
Product Number: EB00692283
Released: Dec 26, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101665923
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Winner of The Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction In this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the third in Kennedy's Albany cycle, Francis Phelan, ex-ballplayer, part-time gravedigger, and full-time bum with the gift of gab, has hit bottom. Years earlier he'd left Albany after he dropped his infant son accidentally, and the boy died. Now, in 1938, Francis is back in town, roaming the old familiar streets with his hobo pal, Helen, trying to make peace with the ghosts of the past and present.

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