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The Hours

A Novel

The Hours( )
Author: Cunningham, Michael
Series title:Picador Modern Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-312-24302-9
Publication Date:Jan 2000
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that became a motion picture starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman, directed by Stephen Daldry from a screenplay by David Hare. 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,...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / City Life
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.45 x 8.2 x 0.65 Inches
Book Weight:0.46 Pounds
Author Biography
Cunningham, Michael (Author)
Michael Cunningham was born November 6, 1952 in Cincinnati, Ohio and grew up in Pasadena, California. He received a B.A. in English literature from Stanford University and an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Iowa.

Cunningham is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1993 and a Whiting Writers' Award in 1995. In 1999, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN/Faulkner Award for his novel, The Hours, which was later made into an Oscar-winning 2002 movie of the same name starring Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore.

Cunningham taught at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts and in the creative writing M.F.A. program at Brooklyn College. He is a senior lecturer of creative writing at Yale University.

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