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Cherry

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
National Bestseller

Now a major motion picture starring Tom Holland and directed by the Russo Brothers. A
 young medic returns from deployment in Iraq to two things: the woman he loves, and the opioid crisis sweeping across the Midwest. 


In this “miracle of literary serendipity” (The Washington Post), after finding himself deep in the thrall of heroin addiction, the soldier arrives at what seems like the only logical solution: robbing banks. 
 
Written by a singularly talented, wildly imaginative debut novelist, Cherry is a bracingly funny and unexpectedly tender work of fiction straight from the dark heart of America.

A PEN/HEMINGWAY AWARD FINALIST
NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: THE NEW YORKER • ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY • VULTURE • VOGUE • LIT HUB 

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Heartbreaking, unadorned, radically absent of pretense, Cherry is the debut novel America needs now, a letter from the frontlines of opioid addiction and, almost subliminally, a war story." - Lea Carpenter

"Nico Walker’s Cherry is a wrenching, clear-eyed stare-down into the abyss of war, addiction and crime, a dark tumble into scumbaggery, but it’s also deeply humane and truly funny. That is one of the reasons I love it so much: it makes you laugh and ache at the same time, in the manner of the great Denis Johnson." - Dan Chaon

"Harrowing, heartbreaking, and sadly funny. Cherry is a terrific book, a cool book, and Walker’s voice is keen and vigilant and uniquely his own." - Joe Ide

"After page one, only the faint hearted will manage to put down this brilliant screech from a life of war, crime and addiction, a powerful book that declares the arrival of a real writer who has made art out of anguish." - Thomas McGuane

"Someone once said there are only two things worth writing about, love and death. Nico Walker may know more about these two subjects than 99.9% of fiction writers working today. Read Cherry instead of the latest piece of fluff—it might be the only time when you truly feel a writer is actually baring their soul to you." - Donald Ray Pollock


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Hardback Editions

September 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Cherry
Author(s): Nico Walker
ISBN: 1-78733-094-X / 978-1-78733-094-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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August 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Cherry: A novel
Author(s): Nico Walker
ISBN: 0-525-52013-9 / 978-0-525-52013-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

January 1900 : USA Paperback
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Title: Cherry (Movie Tie-in)
Author(s): Nico Walker
ISBN: 0-593-31548-0 / 978-0-593-31548-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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February 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Cherry: Now a Major Film Starring Tom Holland
Author(s): Nico Walker
ISBN: 1-78470-883-6 / 978-1-78470-883-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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January 1900 : USA Paperback
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Title: Cherry
Author(s): Nico Walker
ISBN: 0-525-43593-X / 978-0-525-43593-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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Audio Editions

February 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Cherry
Author(s): Nico Walker
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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February 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Cherry
Author(s): Nico Walker
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Cherry: A Novel
Author(s): Nico Walker
Publisher: Random House Audio
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August 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Cherry: A Novel
Author(s): Nico Walker
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

February 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Cherry: Now a Major Film Starring Tom Holland
Author(s): Nico Walker
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


August 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Cherry: A novel
Author(s): Nico Walker
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA