A funny, poignant, and wise novel about a very rich underdog who shows everyone just how little his IQ says about his smarts.
magazine says LOTTERY "... tickles your funnybone, tugs your heartstrings, and redefines the word 'fortunate' all at once."
calls LOTTERY "... irresistible ..."
Perry’s IQ is only 76, but he’s not stupid. His grandmother taught him everything he needs to know to survive: She taught him to write things down so he won’t forget them. She taught him to play the lottery every week. And, most important, she taught him whom to trust. When Gram dies, Perry is left orphaned and bereft at the age of thirty-one. Then his weekly Washington State Lottery ticket wins him 12 million dollars, and he finds he has more family than he knows what to do with. Peopled with characters both wicked and heroic who leap off the pages, Lottery is a deeply satisfying, gorgeously rendered novel about trust, loyalty, and what distinguishes us as capable.
LOTTERY is now available in hardcover and trade paperback throughout North America, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Sweden. In addition, a number of audio and large type editions are currently available, and print editions will soon be released in Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish, Russian, Italian, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Icelandic, Czechoslovakian, Romani, and Chinese.
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