Michael Cunningham  Author

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ISBN: 0312243022

EAN: 9780312243029

Category: Fiction / Psychological

Publisher: Picador

Release Date: 01/31/2000

Synopsis: A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood . In The Hours , Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws inventively on the life and work of Virginia Woolf to tell the story of a group of contemporary characters struggling with the conflicting claims of love and inheritance, hope and despair. The narrative of Woolfs last days before her suicide early in World War II counterpoints the fictional stories of Samuel, a famous poet whose life has been shadowed by his talented and troubled mother, and his lifelong friend Clarissa, who strives to forge a balanced and rewarding life in spite of the demands of friends, lovers, and family. Passionate, profound, and deeply moving, this is Cunninghams most remarkable achievement to date.

Awards: American Library Association Notable Books – null  Book Sense Book of the Year – null  Fisk Fiction Prize (Boston, Massachusetts) – null  Galaxy British Book Awards – null  International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award – null  Lambda Literary Awards – null  National Book Critics Circle Awards – null  New York Times Notable Books of the Year – null  PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction – null  Publishing Triangle Awards – null  Pulitzer Prize – null  Stonewall Book Awards – null 


Illustrated: No

Format: Paperback

Height: 0.65 inches

Width: 5.51 inches

Length: 8.17 inches

Weight: 7.3 oz

Pages: 240