After eight commanding works of fiction, the Pulitzer Prize
winner now turns to memoir in a hilarious, moving, and always
surprising account of his life, his parents, and the upstate New
York town they all struggled variously to escape.
Anyone familiar with Richard Russo's acclaimed novels will recognize Gloversville once famous for producing that eponymous product and anything else made of leather.
Louis Charles (“Lucy”) Lynch has spent all his sixty years in upstate Thomaston, New York, married to the same woman, Sarah, for forty of them, their son now a grown man.