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Traveler

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From the author of The Memory of Running-a beautifully crafted story of a man who returns home to discover the truth about his past Featuring the warmth and authenticity that made The Memory of Running such a major success, Traveler wraps a beautifully written ode to friendship within a compelling mystery. Jono Riley is an aging bartender and part-time actor in Manhattan who is compelled to return to the working-class neighborhoods of East Providence, where he came of age with his three best friends in the early 1960s. Jono is drawn into an attempt to solve the mystery of several shootings that occurred back then. As the surprising truth emerges, Jono is forced to come to terms with a past that is not quite what he remembers, even as he makes new resolutions in the present.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 124.46 x 205.74 x 15.24mm | 204.12g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0143112880
  • 9780143112884
  • 498,997

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aUnforgettable . . . This novel has a great voice, a great plot, great suspense, a great evocation of time and place.a a"The Boston Globe" aMcLarty excels at creating a sense of place, but he is positively brilliant at creating characters. We care about these people.a a"The Providence Journal"
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About Ron McLarty

Ron McLarty is an award-winning actor and playwright best known for his appearances on television series, including Law & Order, Sex and the City, The Practice, and Judging Amy. He has appeared in films and on the stage, where he has directed many of his own plays.
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"Unforgettable . . . This novel has a great voice, a great plot, great suspense, a great evocation of time and place."
- The Boston Globe

"McLarty excels at creating a sense of place, but he is positively brilliant at creating characters. We care about these people."
- The Providence Journal
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Rating details

866 ratings
3.64 out of 5 stars
5 16% (142)
4 42% (361)
3 32% (281)
2 9% (75)
1 1% (7)
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