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Ten Years of Pulitzer Prize Winners, And What They Say About Usnew

We are a nation of many religions and races, but we're only recently comfortable with that (and sometimes, not so much). We are serious and sober and value hard work, but we also like comic books. At the end of the day, all we'd like to do is go home and have a slice of pie.
Weekly Alibi  |  Erin Adair-Hodges  |  01-12-2010  |  Books

'That Old Cape Magic' is Incrementally Less Magical Than Richard Russo's Previous Worknew

Cape Magic lacks the expansive, roomy quality of Russo's best work, but his trademark warmth makes it a worthwhile read all the same -- after all, it's only 261 pages.
The Portland Mercury  |  Allison Hallett  |  08-20-2009  |  Fiction

Richard Russo's New Novel is a Beach Read With a Grit of Sandnew

Despite its flaws, That Old Cape Magic succeeds as a funny, forgiving profile of a man crawling his way towards self-knowledge just in time to make things right.
New Haven Advocate  |  Jolisa Gracewood  |  08-11-2009  |  Fiction

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