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Empire Falls
Knopf, May 2001, 25.95,479 pp. ISBN: 0679432477 When the textile and logging industries deserted the town, Empire Falls, Maine began to more than decline. The small town appeared ready to die and remains in critical condition. Still, Miles Roby, manager of the Empire Grill, finds sustenance for the soul by observing the eccentricities of his repeat customers even as his wife divorces him to take up with one of his diners. Everyone in...