The Risk Pool Summary
Richard Russo

Everything you need to understand or teach The Risk Pool by Richard Russo.

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The Risk Pool Summary

The Risk Pool, by Richard Russo, is a coming of age novel narrated by the main character, Ned Hall. The story takes place in the small town of fictional Mohawk, New York, and it boasts rich, flawed characters and a wonderful combination of pokerfaced humor and moving moments. Richard Russo focuses on the roughness, the beauty, and the complexity of small town, working-class people.

The entire book is divided into four...

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