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THE BREAKS (Novel, 1983)

The Breaks, Richard Price’s fourth novel, is a long, meandering book about a directionless college grad trying to find himself. It doesn’t have much of a discernible structure and ends without reaching much of a narrative conclusion. Price himself has called it “[t]he … Continue reading

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LADIES’ MAN (Novel, 1978)

Richard Price’s novels can be roughly divided into three phases. The first phase includes 1974’s The Wanderers and 1976’s Bloodbrothers, semi-autobiographical tales of teenage Italians growing up in the Bronx. The most recent phase, made up of 1992’s Clockers and everything he’s put … Continue reading

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THE WANDERERS (Novel, 1974)

Although it launched his career and, in some ways, permanently defined what people expect from his writing, The Wanderers is remarkably different from most of Richard Price’s later works. He’s now come to be known for his vivid, true-to-life realism, a style which to some extent … Continue reading

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Welcome! Here are the answers to a few questions you might have: What is this? This is a blog about the works of Richard Price, novelist and screenwriter. Each week–assuming I can keep to my schedule–I’ll post a review of … Continue reading

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