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2 edition of Nobody"s fool. found in the catalog.

Nobody"s fool.

Marten Claridge

Nobody"s fool.

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Published by Magna in Long Preston .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination(334)p.(large print)
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16505180M
ISBN 101850579520, 1850579539


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Nobody’s fool is a big sprawling novel, a detailed slice of small town life. We see events unfold through the eyes of a small group of larger than life (but very real) characters and central to this group is Sully, a serial underachiever, always on the verge of a ‘Stupid streak’/5.

"Russo is a master 's Fool is a big, rambunctious novel with endless riffs and unstoppable human hopefulness."-- The Boston Globe "Simple as family love, yet nearly as complicated, Richard Russo's confident, assured novel sweeps the reader up in the daily life of its characters." --San Francisco ChronicleCited by: 4.

This novel's title, Nobody's Fool, is a punning reference to its protagonist, Donald Sullivan, who at age 60 is "divorced from his own wife, carrying on halfheartedly with another man's, estranged from his son, devoid of self-knowledge, badly crippled and virtually unemployable—all of which he stubbornly confuse[s] with independence."4/4(45).

Nobody's Fool book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is the facinating story of an energetic, athletic, curious, perhap /5. Nobody's Fool Paperback – June 7, by Martin Gottfried (Author)Cited by: 1. Fiction Book Review: Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo, Author Random House (NY) $23 (p) ISBN It's about time that people looking for a good read discovered the novels of Richard.

Set in upstate New York like its predecessors (Mohawk, ; The Risk Pool, ), Russo's third is a slice of small-town life: thick slice, big cast, much bustle, but no storyline, no climax, no epiphanies.

It is Donald Sullivan, known as Sully, who is nobody's fool (both meanings apply). The year-old handyman, who has lived all his life in the Adirondacks town of New Bath, has relied on. Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo is a book about the people in a small village named New Bath.

New Bath is located in the Adirondacks in upstate New York. The town is popular and prosperous in the s and well known for their mineral waters. A year ago, almost to the day, I finished reading Nobodys Fool, Russos first book set in his imaginary town of North Bath, New York.

Id been introduced to Sully, Rub, Mrs Peoples and the rest of the cast and had enjoyed my time with them so much that I was delighted to learn that a follow-up book /5. Directed by Robert Benton. With Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy, Melanie Nobodys fool.

book. A stubborn man past his prime reflects on his life of /10(K). But somehow, in spite of all that, Sully keeps a positive attitude, is acquainted with just about everybody and, as the book's title indicates, is viewed as "nobody's fool." Russo fleshes out his characters well.

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book be what he seems/10(K). With its uproarious humor and a heart that embraces humanity's follies as well as its triumphs, Nobody's Fool, from Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Richard Russo, is storytelling at its most generous. Nobody’s Fool was made into a movie starring Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy, and Melody Griffith/5().

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Everybody's Fool is a novel by Richard Russo. It is a sequel to Russo's novel Nobody's Fool. Synopsis. The narrative follows the lives of a number of characters in fictional North Bath, NY over the course of a Memorial Day weekend.

Police chief Douglas Raymer, the "fool" of the title, tries to discover the identity of his late wife's Author: Richard Russo. Produced by Paramount Players (as the studio's first film), Tyler Perry Studios, and BET Films, Nobody's Fool was released in the United States on November 2,by Paramount Pictures.

It received negative reviews, but some praise for Haddish and Goldberg's ed by: Tyler Perry. The questions, discussion topics, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your group's reading of Richard Russo's Nobody's hope that they will provide you with different ways of looking at--and talking about--a novel whose size, opulence of character and description, broad social canvas, and sheer narrative zest suggest the books of Dickens, John Irving, and Anne Tyler.

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Nobody's Fool is also a novel about a town, North Bath, New York, whose misfortunes, like Sully's, may be due to collective stupidity or fate. Even North Bath's venerable elms now constitute a threat to its communal life and property. Nobody's Fool has a pair of strong leads and a smattering of scenes that highlight Tiffany Haddish's talents -- all of which only make the uninspired end results more frustrating.

Total Count: %. “Throughout his life a case study underachiever, Sully—people still remarked—was nobody’s fool, a phrase that Sully no doubt appreciated without ever sensing its literal application—that at sixty, he was divorced from his own wife, carrying on halfheartedly with another man’s, estranged from his son, devoid of self-knowledge, badly crippled and virtually unemployable—all of which he stubbornly confused Cited by: 4.

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Nobody's Fool is an unprecedented treat, populated with charming, believable characters and a parting shot so beautiful even the hardest of hearts will melt helplessly at its sight%. Nobody's Fool. A woman is released from prison and reunites with her sister.

She soon discovers that her sister is in an online relationship with a man who may not be what he seems. Nobody's Fool: The Life and Times of Schlitzie the Pinhead by Griffith, Bill and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Nobody’s Fool was made into a movie starring Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy, and Melody Griffith.

About Nobody’s Fool This slyly funny, moving novel about a blue-collar town in upstate New York—and in the life of Sully, of one of its unluckiest citizens, who has been doing the wrong thing triumphantly for fifty years—is a. Sitting in the dark, watching Paul Newman's performance in "Nobody's Fool," I jotted down the word "humility." It seemed to be the word that fit best.

He is onscreen in virtually every scene of the movie, playing a year-old man named Sully who has spent most of his life drinking beer and avoiding responsibility and who now is thrown into daily contact with a son who doesn't trust him and a.

Nobody's Fool - Wednesday, pp. Summary & Analysis Richard Russo This Study Guide consists of approximately 31 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Nobody's Fool.

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From writer-director Tyler Perry, NOBODY'S FOOL follows buttoned-up career woman Danica (Tika Sumpter), who wants a boyfriend who meets her long list of requirements (a six-figure salary, no substance abuse problems, no jail time, no children, etc.).

She believes that she's found him in Charlie, a wonderful man she met online but has actually 3/5. Book Summary. Richard Russo, at the very top of his game, now returns to North Bath, in upstate New York, and the characters who made Nobody's Fool () a "confident, assured novel [that] sweeps the reader up," according to the San Francisco Chronicle back.

Nobody's Fool () Buy. Rating: R Released: Running Green Book YouTube Movies. Drama $ Buy Like a Boss YouTube Movies. Comedy. On to the book, now: it’s a pleasure. Russo, of course, is adept at establishing the soul of a little town, and as such, it’s no surprise that the first few pages of Nobody’s Fool, maybe even the first thirty pages, are kind of slow and boring.

But let it grow on you and it does so quickly: the protagonist, Sully, specifically. #N#NOBODY'S FOOL Official Trailer () Tyler Perry, Tiffany Haddish Comedy Movie HD.

#N#NOBODY'S FOOL All Clips & Trailers () by KinoCheck International. #N#NOBODY'S FOOL All Movie Clips. Nobody's Fool. 50, likes 82 talking about this. From director Tyler Perry, Nobody's Fool, starring Tiffany Haddish and Tika Sumpter is on Digital Jan. 29 and Blu-ray™ Feb.

Followers: 62K. Nobody's Fool never slides into the corn-pone hokiness so often found in novels of small-town life, fiction in which the rural setting is either a Walker Evans photo or Dogpatch. In these books, the characters talk as if they were auditioning for the Henry Fonda part in The Grapes of Wrath.

But dialogue is what Mr. Russo does best, and the fun. "Nobody's Fool" never slides into the corn-pone hokiness so often found in novels of small-town life, fiction in which the rural setting is either a Walker Evans photo or Dogpatch.

In these books, the characters talk as if they were auditioning for the Henry Fonda part in "The Grapes of Wrath.".Richard Russo won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his fifth novel Empire Falls (made into a TV series starring Paul Newman, Ed Harris, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Helen Hunt).

He is also the author of Mohawk, The Risk Pool, Nobody's Fool, Straight Man and Bridge of Sighs, as well as a collection of stories, The Whore's original screenplay is the basis for Rowan Atkinson's film 4/5(31).Info Page: Nobody's Fool Here is all the information you need about "Nobody's Fool" on American Netflix.

Details include the date it was added to Netflix in the USA, any known expiry dates and new episodes/seasons, the ratings and cast etc.