Lottery: The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Perry L. Crandall

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Perry L. Crandall knows what it's like to be an outsider. With an IQ of 76, he's an easy mark. Before his grandmother died, she armed Perry well with what he'd need to know: the importance of words and writing things down, and how to play the lottery. Most importantly, she taught him whom to trust - a crucial lesson for Perry when he wins the multimillion-dollar jackpot. As his family descends, moving in on his fortune, his fate and his few true friends, he has a lesson for them: never ever underestimate Perry L. Crandall.

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Lottery Britain's former prime minister is holed up in a remote, ocean-front house in America, struggling to finish his memoirs, when his long-term assistant drowns. Full description

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"What I love about Lottery is that it is much more than a novel about a windfall affecting a simple soul - it's a book about a stupendous event affecting a great number of people, especially the reader." ( Paul Theroux)

"Wonderful...Perry L. Crandall, the underdog of Lottery, is profoundly lovable...so vivid and funny and poignant and joyful...the thinking man's guide to a happy life." ( Washington Post)

"It has bags of charm" ( Bookseller)

"A witty yet poignant social commentary where the empty value of money is set against the heart-warming traits of an unquestioningly loyal soul." ( Easy Living)

"Superbly written, and moving in its simplicity." ( Psychologies)

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