Three Dollars by Elliot Perlman

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Winner of The Age Book of the Year in Australia, Three Dollars is about Eddie, an honest, compassionate man who finds himself, at the age of thirty-eight, with a wife, a child, and three dollars. At any other time the world would have smiled on him. But this is the nineties and the world values other things. A brilliantly deft and poignant portrait of a man attempting to retain his humanity, his family, and his sense of humor in a corporate world.
 

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Published January 1, 1998 by Pan Books Ltd. 381 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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ABC Perth

It has some riveting sequences making it hard to think of Robert Connolly as anything but a good director, especially when you see performances as strong as those given by Wenham, O'Connor and Robert Menzies, who plays a homeless man Eddie encounters, a man he is only three dollars away from beco...

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ABC Perth

Three Dollars is the story of Eddie Harnovey, a honest, compassionate man with a brilliant wife, Tanya, and a beautiful, if possibly epileptic, daughter Abbey.

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Variety

In his third stint with Connolly, following "The Bank" and the Connolly-produced "The Boys" (1997), Wenham makes a solid Everyman as Eddie, though a little too low-key in spots.

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