William Kennedy


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    Historical

    Nov-2012

    Liam Stone operates within a band of emotion that never touches his self imposed safety limits; no severe pain, yet no great joy. The death of his widowed Mother in an automobile accident and a meeting with his Father's best friend, a Catholic priest...

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    Oct-2011

    Albany Cycle - 8

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ironweed, a dramatic novel of love and revolution from one of America's finest writers. When journalist Daniel Quinn meets Ernest Hemingway at the Floridita bar in Havana, Cuba, in 1957, he has no idea tha...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2008

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    Jan-2002

    Albany Cycle - 7

    The first novel from William Kennedy in more than five years and universally acclaimed as his most powerful work since the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Ironweed," Roscoe shows Kennedy at his very best. It's V-J Day, the war is over, and Roscoe Conway, aft...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-2001

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    Historical

    May-1996

    Albany Cycle - 6

    Moving back and forth between the 1880s and 1912, this sixth novel in William Kennedy s acclaimed Albany cycle follows the lives of Edward Daugherty, a first generation Irish American who will break out beyond Albany as a playwright, and Katrina Tayl...

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    General Fiction

    May-1993

    A dazzling new collection, comprised of more than 80 pieces, in which Pulitzer Prize-winner Kennedy takes on Joyce's Dublin, Sinatra, Fellini, Hemingway, Paul McCartney, Diane Sawyer, the death of a prominent cat, his wife's hiccups, the homeless, an...

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    Historical

    May-1992

    Albany Cycle - 5

    For William Kennedy fans, Albany conjures up a tapestry of great beauty and complexity in which the lives of an Irish American family are woven. Earlier Albany novels, including Ironweed, a Pulitzer Prize-winner, whetted our appetites. Now Very Old B...

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    Historical

    Jun-1988

    Albany Cycle - 4

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1984

    Bailey, is a former columnist for, and now full-time striker against, a newspaper in a medium sized American city. An inspired rhetorician but a clumsy tactician, he now commands a ragtag remnant of but four strikers. His schemes against the company ...

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    Historical

    Feb-1984

    Albany Cycle - 3

    "Ironweed" is the best-known of William Kennedy's three Albany-based novels. Francis Phelan, ex-ballplayer, part-time gravedigger, full-time drunk, has hit bottom. Years ago he left Albany in a hurry after killing a scab during a trolley workers' str...

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    Historical

    Feb-1983

    Albany Cycle - 1

    "Legs" inaugurated William Kennedy's cycle of novels set in Albany, New York. True to both life and myth "Legs" evokes the flamboyant career of the legendary gangster Jack "Legs" Diamond, who was finally murdered in Albany. Through the equivocal eyes...

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    General Fiction

    May-1982

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    Historical

    May-1978

    Albany Cycle - 2

    "Billy Phelans's Greatest Game" is the second in William Kennedy's brilliant cycle of novels known as the Albany Trilogy. Billy Phelan, a slightly tarnished poker player, pool hustler, and small-time bookie, moves through the lurid nighttime glare of...

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