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Mr. Bridge

Paperback. Pub Date :2013-02-07 Pages: 304 Language: English Publisher: Penguin PressClassics Evan S. Connells Mr Bridge is a moving and darkly funny portrayal of a man who is outwardly successful but internally stunted by existential doubts. repressed sexual yearnings and deep-seated prejudices. Fans of Jonathan Franzen and Richard Yates will enjoy Connells pitch-perfect portrayal of marriage and family life. and this new Penguin Classics edition also includes an introduction by Lionel Shriver. author of We Need to Talk About Kevin.Walter Bridge. husband to India and father to three. is a successful lawyer in a Kansas suburb. The daily dramas of his life only serve to illuminate his prejudice. self-doubts and dreary existence - his Christmas gifts to the family are stock certificates. which he immediately takes back to manage on their behalf - yet he is also kind and charit...

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