We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to the library. Find a location near you.

Running
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published:
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.
Physical Desc:
271 pages ; 22 cm
Status:
Central
FICTION Hoffman, C.
McClatchy
FICTION Hoffman, C.
North Natomas
FICTION Hoffman, C.
Description
From the critically acclaimed author of Be Safe I Love You comes a haunting novel of love, friendship, and survival set in the red light district of Athens in the 1980s that New York magazine calls "a gauzy portrait of youthful longing, sticky romance, and regret."
Running follows the lives of three friends and lovers: queer English poet Milo Rollack, prep school dropout Jasper Lethe, and seventeen-year-old Bridey Sullivan, an American with a fascination for fire. Barely out of childhood, squatting in a crumbling hotel on the outskirts of Athens in the late 1980s, the three slip in and out of homelessness, heavy drinking, and underground jobs. While working as runners for the hotel—convincing tourists to stay there for a commission and free board—they are befriended by an IRA fugitive and become inextricably linked to an act of terrorism that will mark each of them for life.

Bridey, the consummate survivor, abandons Jasper and Milo, planning to return when the dust has settled. But no one has fared well in her absence. And then a mysterious death drives her to seek an impossible absolution that will take her from the streets of the red-light district to the remote island cliff houses of the southern Mediterranean.

Twenty-five years later, Milo, now a successful writer and professor in Manhattan, struggles to live ethically in a world he knows is corrupt, coping with a secret that makes him a stranger to those closest to him.

"Beautiful and atmospheric...original and deeply sad" (Kirkus Reviews), Running is a sweeping and fearless story of friendship and survival from Cara Hoffman, an author who "writes like a dream—a disturbing, emotionally charged dream" (The Wall Street Journal).
Also in This Series
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
Central
FICTION Hoffman, C.
On Shelf
McClatchy
FICTION Hoffman, C.
On Shelf
North Natomas
FICTION Hoffman, C.
On Shelf
Orangevale
FICTION Hoffman, C.
On Shelf
South Natomas
FICTION Hoffman, C.
On Shelf
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Copies In LINK+
Loading LINK+ Copies...
More Details
Format:
Book
Edition:
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781476757575
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Hoffman, C. (2017). Running. First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hoffman, Cara. 2017. Running. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hoffman, Cara, Running. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hoffman, Cara. Running. First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
c4b41e8c-d7cf-ac7e-6125-9574f3541704
Go To GroupedWork

Record Information

Last Sierra Extract TimeDec 18, 2021 11:57:46 AM
Last File Modification TimeDec 18, 2021 11:58:46 AM
Last Grouped Work Modification TimeJan 23, 2022 02:55:29 AM

MARC Record

LEADER01310pam 2200373 i 4500
001  2016008991
003DLC
00520170209134649.0
008160331s2017    nyu           000 1 eng  
010 |a 2016008991
020 |a 9781476757575
040 |a DLC|b eng|e rda|c DLC|d NjBwBT|d GCmBT
042 |a pcc
049 |a JRSA
05000|a PS3608.O4775|b R86 2017
08200|a 813/.6|2 23
1001 |a Hoffman, Cara,|e author.
24510|a Running /|c Cara Hoffman.
250 |a First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
264 1|a New York :|b Simon & Schuster,|c 2017.
300 |a 271 pages ;|c 22 cm
336 |a text|2 rdacontent
337 |a unmediated|2 rdamedia
338 |a volume|2 rdacarrier
655 0|a Coming of age|v Fiction.
907 |a .b24487661
932 |a FICTION Hoffman, C.
945 |y .i75399416|i 33029102371200|l natag|s -|k |u 10|x 0|w 0|v 14|t 0|z 02-21-17|o -
945 |y .i75399428|i 33029102371218|l cenag|s -|k |u 8|x 0|w 2|v 11|t 0|z 02-21-17|o -
945 |y .i75399441|i 33029102371234|l nntag|s -|k |u 4|x 0|w 0|v 2|t 0|z 02-21-17|o -
945 |y .i75399453|i 33029102371242|l oraag|s -|k |u 7|x 0|w 0|v 10|t 0|z 02-21-17|o -
945 |y .i75686867|i 33029066541988|l mccag|s -|k |u 4|x 0|w 0|v 1|t 0|z 04-13-17|o -
948 |a WDP Featured List 03/17
998 |e -|d a |f eng|a cen|a mcc|a nat|a nnt|a ora