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A Special Providence

(1969)
A novel by

 
 
Robert Prentice is 18. His mother, Alice Prentice,is 53. Both are damaged souls: Robert, by war; Alice, by thwarted dreams of prosperity. In two deeply humanizing portraits, the great American writer Richard Yates crafts a novel of postwar America, at once at odds with its own sense of identity and mercilessly prohibitive to its like-minded citizens.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Used availability for Richard Yates's A Special Providence

Paperback Editions

March 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Special Providence (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author(s): Richard Yates
ISBN: 0-307-45595-5 / 978-0-307-45595-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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March 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Special Providence (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Richard Yates
ISBN: 0-09-951863-5 / 978-0-09-951863-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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July 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Special Providence
Author(s): Richard Yates
ISBN: 0-413-77519-4 / 978-0-413-77519-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd
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May 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Special Providence: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Yates
ISBN: 0-312-42040-4 / 978-0-312-42040-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Audio Editions

February 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Special Providence, A
Author(s): Richard Yates
ISBN: 1-5113-2658-1 / 978-1-5113-2658-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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October 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Special Providence
Author(s): Richard Yates
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2010 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Special Providence
Author(s): Richard Yates
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Special Providence
Author(s): Richard Yates
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Special Providence
Author(s): Richard Yates
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

April 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Special Providence (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author(s): Richard Yates
Publisher: Vintage
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January 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Special Providence (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Richard Yates
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK