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Rich Boy Robert Vishniak Is The Favored Son Of Oxford Circle, A Working Class Jewish Neighborhood In 1970s Philadelphia Handsome And Clever, Robert Glides Into The Cloistered Universities Of New England, Where Scions Of Unimaginable Wealth And Influence Stand Shoulder To Shoulder With Scholarship Paupers Like Himself Who Wash Dishes For Book Money The Doors That Open There Lead Robert To The Highest Circles Of Manhattan Society During The Heart Of The Reagan Boom Where Everything Robert Has Learned About Women, Through Seduction And Heartbreak, Pays Off For A Brief Moment, He Has It All But The World In Which He Finds Himself Is Not The World From Which He Comes, And A Chance Encounter With A Beautiful Girl From The Old Neighborhood And The Forgotten Life She Reawakens Threatens To Unravel His Carefully Constructed New Identity.

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[Reading] ➸ Rich Boy  Author Sharon Pomerantz – Pandorajewelry70off.us
  • Hardcover
  • 528 pages
  • Rich Boy
  • Sharon Pomerantz
  • English
  • 23 January 2018
  • 0446563188

10 thoughts on “Rich Boy

  1. says:

    I suffered a little heartbreak last night as I turned the last page of this wonderful novel for the first time, I had to fight the urge to go back to page one and begin again I ve enjoyed many other novels and memoirs that present some version of the story presented here an American boy s hmm, it s never a girl rise from poverty into the upper socio economic class by dint of hard work, education and a hefty dose of ambition e.g., Tobias Wolff s This Boy s Life, Tom Perotta s Joe College I suffered a little heartbreak last night as I turned the last page of this wonderful novel for the first time, I had to fight the urge to go back to page one and begin again I ve enjoyed many other novels and memoirs that present some version of the story presented here an American boy s hmm, it s never a girl rise from poverty into the upper socio economic class by dint of hard work, education and a hefty dose of ambition e.g., Tobias Wolff s This Boy s Life, Tom Perotta s Joe College, and Steven Millhauser s Martin Dressler In this novel, Robert Vishniak is our hero, struggling to rise above his humble family origins and escape his Philadelphia working class community With a keen intelligence, he sets off to a private New England college where he embraces his introduction into an upper class social circle Soon, he is a successful New York lawyer, married to a wealthy woman, with a daughter he adores And here it gets intere...

  2. says:

    This is pure escapist fun without being trashy The story s approach and focus reminds me a lot of Herman Wouk s Marjorie Morningstar, andthan a cut above Shaw s Rich Man, Poor Man High end chick lit, or in this case, lad lit But Pomerantz has a fertile sense of place and era that wafts of historical fiction I visualized the sensual transformation of New York City from what it was in post WW II through to the mid 1980 s No skimping on the details of the rise of modern Manhattan, such a This is pure escapist fun without being trashy The story s approach and focus reminds me a lot of Herman Wouk s Marjorie Morningstar, andthan a cut above Shaw s Rich Man, Poor Man High end chick lit, or in this case, lad lit But Pomerantz has a fertile sense of place and era that wafts of historical fiction I visualized the sensual transf...

  3. says:

    Will someone please read this fantastic book so I can talk to them about it Something of a modern Gatsby though I hate to compare anything to that perfect American classic Pomerantz mentions Min Jin Lee being very helpful during the editin...

  4. says:

    A novel that follows the life of a lower middle class protagonist who eventually finds himself rich through hard work and social connections, this novel is a great character and societal study The comment on how the class system of American society works is somewhat cynical but necessarily so, I think Essentially, Robert is able to find his way out of Oxford Circle because he is blessed with good intelligence and very good looks Are those the keys to the kingdom Because, even his intellige A novel that follows the life of a ...

  5. says:

    Robert Vishniak, the main protagonist, was born after WW11 in a lower middle class Jewish family and raised in Philadelphia His parents raised him and his younger brother, Barry, with a strong hand and did without to guide the boys in the upward direction in all ways They were raised to be hard workers and hard thinkers Robert manages to get into a Boston college in the mid sixties, where he becomes fast friends with his very wealthy roommate, Tracey He experiences people who come from great Robert Vishniak, the main protagonist, was born after WW11 in ...

  6. says:

    This is the type of novel I couldn t get enough of about 30 years ago The saga of a self made man who manages to rise to the top of whatever pinnacle he aspires to provided much enjoyment, and in the right hands, insight The progression of coming of age, discovery of worlds beyond the hero s early life, h...

  7. says:

    A well written page turner Very entertaining one of those I couldn t put it down sort of books The novel follows the trials and tribulations of a young man from a working class family who achieves financial success and enters into the world of the very wealthy I d put it in the class of fiction I call High Brow Soap Opera well written with good use of vocabulary but soap opera esque in terms of narrativethe kind of fiction that I tend to enjoy the most I liked that the story spann A well written page turner Very entertaining one of those I couldn t put it down sort of books The novel follows the trials and tribulations of a young man from a working class family who achieves financial success and enters into the world of the very wealthy I d put it in the class of fiction I call High Brow Soap Opera well written with good use of vocabulary but soap opera esque in terms of narrativethe kind of fiction that I tend to enjoy the most I liked that the story spanned the decades from the 1950 s to the 1980 s as I tend to enjoy books that are set in the relatively recent past The interweaving of historical events throughout the plot was done in a natural way ...

  8. says:

    If Marjorie Morningstar and Free Food for Millionaires gave birth, it would be Rich Boy I read this book in a day, a dreary rainy day The best day I have had in months If you like escapist epic family sagas, this is great The book is incredibly readable, fun characters I fe...

  9. says:

    Family sagas have long been a staple among American best sellers the examples are wide and vast, The very predictability of the family saga genre promises an absorbing yet familiar reading experience the once poor yet highly attractive and charismatic main character who overcomes all kinds of adversities, goes through heartbreak and scandal, and then emerges older, wiser, and in most cases, wealthier than before or at the very least, with enough knowledge to BECOME wealthier.Sharon Pomerantz Family sagas have long been a staple among American best sellers the examples are wide and vast, The very predictability of the family saga genre promises an absorbing yet familiar reading experience the once poor yet highly attractive and charismatic main character who overcomes all kinds of adversities, goes through heartbreak and scandal, and then emerges older, wiser, and in most cases, wealthier than before or at the very least, with enough knowledge to BECOME wealthier.Sharon Pomerantz mines this territory oncewith Rich Boy, a novel infused wit...

  10. says:

    Rich Boy is a coming of age story, and it is wonderfully done Robert grows up to poor, immigrant, penny pinching, Jewish parents in Oxford Circle, Philadelphia His mother Stacia is stern and stingy, his father Vishniak is an overworked postal carrier Robert is handsome and charismatic and begins enchanting girls from a young age Much of his story revolves around his relationships with women Robert vows to leave his parents home and his neighborhood, wanting to escape the polarized communit Rich Boy is a coming of age story, and it is wonderfully done Robert grows up to poor, immigrant, penny pinching, Jewish parents in Oxford Circle, Philadelphia His mother Stacia is stern and stingy, his father Vishniak is an overworked postal carri...

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