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Beautiful Ruins
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The acclaimed, award-winning author of the national bestseller The Financial Lives of the Poets returns with his funniest, most romantic, and most purely enjoyable novel yet: the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 . . . and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later. "Why mince words? Beautiful Ruins is an absolute masterpiece." —Richard Russo"A ridiculously talented writer." —New York Times
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Jess Walter. (2012). Beautiful Ruins. Harper.

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Jess Walter. 2012. Beautiful Ruins. Harper.

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Jess Walter, Beautiful Ruins. Harper, 2012.

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Jess Walter. Beautiful Ruins. Harper, 2012. Web.

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