Beautiful Ruins

Jess Walter

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Beautiful Ruins by Walter, Jess
Regular price $18.99
Regular price Sale price $18.99

The #1 New York Times bestseller--Jess Walter's "absolute masterpiece" (Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author): the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 and resurfaces fifty years later in contemporary Hollywood.

The acclaimed, award-winning author of the national bestseller The Financial Lives of the Poets returns with his funniest, most romantic, and most purely enjoyable novel yet. Hailed by critics and loved by readers of literary and historical fiction, Beautiful Ruins is the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962...and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later.



Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 04/02/2013
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.64lbs
Size: 8.05h x 5.30w x 0.80d
ISBN: 9780061928178


Review Citation(s):
People Weekly 04/08/2013 pg. 55
New York Times Book Review 04/21/2013 pg. 26
New York Times Book Review 04/06/2014 pg. 31

About the Author
Walter, Jess: -

Jess Walter is the author of six novels, including the bestsellers Beautiful Ruins and The Financial Lives of the Poets, the National Book Award finalist The Zero, and Citizen Vince, the winner of the Edgar Award for best novel. His short fiction has appeared in Harper's, McSweeney's, and Playboy, as well as The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. He lives in his hometown of Spokane, Washington.