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  • Published: 4 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446420669
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

Disturbing the Peace




‘One of the greatest American novelists of the twentieth century’ Sunday Telegraph

John Wilder is in his mid-thirties, a successful salesman with a place in the country, an adoring wife and a ten-year-old son.But something is wrong.His family no longer interests him, his infidelities are leading him nowhere and he has begun to drink too much. Then one night, something inside John snaps and he calls his wife to tell her that he isn’t coming home…

  • Published: 4 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446420669
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

About the author

Richard Yates

Richard Yates was born in 1926 in New York and lived in California. His prize-winning stories began to appear in 1953 and his first novel, Revolutionary Road, was nominated for the National Book Award in 1961. He is the author of eight other works, including the novels A Good School, The Easter Parade, and Disturbing the Peace, and two collections of short stories, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness and Liars in Love. He died in 1992.

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Praise for Disturbing the Peace

A devastating story that won't let go

Boston Globe

A magnificent writer

The Times

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