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The lottery

Money isn't the same as treasure, and IQ isn't the same as smarts'An uplifting and joyous new novel hailed by Jacqueline Mitchard as 'solid gold.' 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 important, 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 Crandall.

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  • "Peopled with characters both wicked and heroic, Woods debut novel is a deeply satisfying, gorgeously rendered story about trust, loyalty, and what distinguishes individuals as capable."
  • "Having learned essential life skills from his grandmother that helped him overcome his low IQ, Perry finds himself without a caregiver at the age of thirty-one and wins a fortune by playing the lottery, a windfall that brings him more family than he everwanted."
  • "Money isn't the same as treasure, and IQ isn't the same as smarts'An uplifting and joyous new novel hailed by Jacqueline Mitchard as 'solid gold.' 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 important, 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 Crandall."@en
  • "Perry's IQ is only 76, but he's not stupid. His grandmother taught him everything he needs to know to survive. When Gram dies, Perry is left orphaned. Then he wins twelve million dollars and he finds he has more family than he knows what to do with."@en
  • "Perry's IQ is only 76, but he's not stupid. His grandmother taught him everything he needs to know to survive. When Gram dies, Perry is left orphaned and bereft at the age of 31. Then he wins 12 million dollars with his weekly Washington State Lottery ticket, and he finds he has more family than he knows what to do with."
  • "Having learned essential life skills from his grandmother that helped him overcome his low IQ, Perry finds himself without a caregiver at the age of thirty-one and wins a fortune by playing the lottery, a windfall that brings him more family than he ever wanted."
  • "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 head need to know: the importance of words and writing things down, and how to play the lottery. Most important, 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 Crandall."@en
  • ""A funny, poignant, and wise novel about a very rich underdog who shows everyone just how little his IQ says about his smarts""

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  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)"@en
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Large type books"

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  • "Lottery : [a novel]"
  • "The lottery"@en
  • "Lottery"
  • "Lottery"@en
  • "Lottery : a novel"