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Lottery: The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Perry L. Crandall (Paperback)
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Lottery: The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Perry L. Crandall (Paperback)

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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 01/01/2009
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Perry L. Crandall knows what it's like to be an outsider. With an IQ of 76, he's an easy mark. Before his grandmother died, she armed Perry well with what he'd need to know: the importance of words and writing things down, and how to play the lottery. Most importantly, she taught him whom to trust - a crucial lesson for Perry when he wins the multimillion-dollar jackpot. As his family descends, moving in on his fortune, his fate and his few true friends, he has a lesson for them: never ever underestimate Perry L. Crandall.

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780099515838
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 269 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm


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"What I love about Lottery is that it is much more than a novel about a windfall affecting a simple soul - it's a book about a stupendous event affecting a great number of people, especially the reader." * Paul Theroux *
"Wonderful...Perry L. Crandall, the underdog of Lottery, is profoundly lovable...so vivid and funny and poignant and joyful...the thinking man's guide to a happy life." * Washington Post *
"It has bags of charm" * Bookseller *
"A witty yet poignant social commentary where the empty value of money is set against the heart-warming traits of an unquestioningly loyal soul." * Easy Living *
"Superbly written, and moving in its simplicity." * Psychologies *

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“not as good as i hoped”

I wanted to like this book more than I did. It took me three weeks to read it because it was a tad depressing and Perry’s first person narrative really grated on my nerves. Kudos to the author, though, for tackling a... More

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30th August 2010
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