The hours: A Novel

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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 Woolf's 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 hislifelong 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 Cunningham's most remarkable achievement to date. The Hours is the winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
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ISBN:
9780312305062
9780783887142
9780374172893
9780312243029
9781429957946
9780736698955
9780783887159
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.6, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
960L
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Large type books, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Terminally ill -- Fiction, Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Woolf, Virginia, -- 1882-1941 -- Influence -- Fiction, Woolf, Virginia, -- 1882-1941 -- Influence -- Fiction
title_display The hours
title_full The Hours A Novel, The hours / Michael Cunningham, The hours [sound recording] / Michael Cunningham, The hours [text (large print)] / Michael Cunningham
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