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Richard Yates

Richard Yates was born in 1926. The author of several acclaimed works of fiction, including Revolutionary Road, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness, Disturbing the Peace, and The Easter Parade, he was lauded during his lifetime as the foremost novelist of the post-war "age of anxiety". He died in 1992.

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Cold Spring Harbor
Written by Richard Yates
Delta | Trade Paperback | August 1987
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-29596-3 (0-385-29596-0)

In this classic novel Richard Yates, hailed as a preeminent chronicler of the American condition and author of the acclaimed Revolutionary Road, weaves a masterful, unflinching tale of two families brought together by chance, desperation, and desire.

Evan Shepard was born with good looks, bad luck, and a love for the... Read more






Disturbing the Peace
Written by Richard Yates
Delta | Trade Paperback | April 1984
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-29332-7 (0-385-29332-1)


Hailed as “America’s finest realistic novelist” by the Boston Globe, Richard Yates, author of Revolutionary Road, garnered rare critical acclaim for his bracing, unsentimental portraits of middle-class American life. Disturbing the Peace is no exception. Haunting, troubling, and mesmerizing, it shines a brilliant, unwavering light into the darkest recesses of a... Read more






Revolutionary Road
Written by Richard Yates
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2000
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-70844-2 (0-375-70844-8)

"A deft, ironic, beautiful novel that deserves to be a classic." —William Styron

From the moment of its publication in 1961, Revolutionary Road was hailed as a masterpiece of realistic fiction and as the most evocative portrayal of the opulent desolation of the American suburbs. It's the story of Frank and April... Read more






Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness
Written by Richard Yates, Introduction by Richard Price
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | January 2009
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-27089-4 (0-307-27089-0)

 

Three classic works—including the virtuosic Revolutionary Road, soon to be a major motion picture—that exemplify the remarkable gifts of this great American master.

 

Richard Yates’s first novel, Revolutionary Road is the unforgettable portrait of a marriage built on dreams that tragically never come to fruition. In The Easter Parade, he tells the...

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A Special Providence
Written by Richard Yates
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2009
$14.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-45595-6 (0-307-45595-5)

Robert Prentice has spent all his life attempting to escape his mother's stifling presence. His mother, Alice, for her part, struggles with her own demons as she attempts to realize her dreams of prosperity and success as a sculptor. As Robert goes off to fight in Europe, hoping to become his... Read more






Young Hearts Crying
Written by Richard Yates
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2009
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-45596-3 (0-307-45596-3)

In Young Hearts Crying, Yates movingly portrays a man and a woman from their courtship and marriage in the 1950s to their divorce in the 70s, chronicling their heartbreaking attempts to reach their highest ambitions. Michael Davenport dreams of being a poet after returning home from World War II Europe, and... Read more





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