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Waltz in marathon by Charles Dickinson

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Published by J. Curley in South Yarmouth, Ma .
Written in English

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StatementCharles Dickinson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.I324
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22363033M
ISBN 100893407356
OCLC/WorldCa10507144

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Shy and compassionate moneylender Harry Waltz is the richest man in Marathon, Michigan, and at sixty-one, has dedicated his life to bringing “honor and gentlemanliness” to loan-sharking. His wife died twenty years ago, he lost one son in Vietnam, helped put the other in prison, and his twin daughters have grown up and moved away. Overview Shy and compassionate moneylender Harry Waltz is the richest man in Marathon, Michigan, and at sixty-one, has dedicated his life to bringing “honor and gentlemanliness” to loan-sharking. His wife died twenty years ago, he lost one son in Vietnam, helped put the other in prison, and his twin daughters have grown up and moved away.5/5(1). Waltz in Marathon is a fiction novel written by Charles Dickinson, about a loan shark whose life is changed by the return of his grown children and an old academyrealtor.com: Charles Dickinson. Waltz is a loan shark - a trusting one - and Marathon is the small town in Michigan where he has lived all his life. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's highly praised first novel, both funny and touching.

Shy and compassionate moneylender Harry Waltz is the richest man in Marathon, Michigan, and at sixty-one, has dedicated his life to bringing “honor and gentlemanliness” to loan-sharking. His wife died twenty years ago, he lost one son in Vietnam, helped put the other in prison, and his twin daughters have grown up and moved academyrealtor.com: William Morrow Paperbacks. Oct 13,  · HARRY WALTZ is a loan shark, the richest man in the fictional Michigan town of Marathon. The people of Marathon look up to Harry Waltz, but mostly because he lives on a hill that overlooks the town. Still, Waltz is a loan shark with a difference. People pay him back not because he ever muscles them, but in order to protect their good academyrealtor.com: Charles Dickinson. Waltz in Marathon Books, Find the lowest price on new, used books, textbooks Compare Book Prices at Stores! Help Bookmark Tell a Friend Out-of-Print Wish List Home. Waltz in Marathon - 1st Edition/1st Printing Charles Dickinson A Fine first printing of the first edition in a Near Fine dust-jacket that is scuffed and has an orange sticker on the lower front corner, signed and inscribed by author Charles Dickinson on the front flyleaf.

Shy and compassionate moneylender Harry Waltz is the richest man in Marathon, Michigan, and at sixty-one, has dedicated his life to bringing "honor and gentlemanliness" to loan-sharking. His wife died twenty years ago, he lost one son in Vietnam, helped put the other in prison, and his twin daughters have grown up and moved away.4/5(1). This natty, intimate integrity of character is reminiscent of late Dashiell Hammett: these are people at the fringes of acceptance who accept themselves with grace, and thus are winners; in his obsession with longevity and twinship, Waltz sees everything in the world as part of a Tao-like balance, which allows him to glide through life with great Finesse despite the pain he receives and causes. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The uncorrected proof copy of the author's well-received first book, a novel. Dickinson received a notable degree of celebrity when the New Yorker profiled him as the prototypical "starving writer" -- documenting the difficulties and exigencies of the writing life, even for a writer as critically acclaimed as Dickinson. Waltz in academyrealtor.com Edition: First.