The Hours (Compact Disc)

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Winner of the Pulitzer prize, the Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, and nominated for 9 Academy Awards, "The Hours" is now available on Unabridged CD.
Passionate, profound, and deeply moving, "The Hours "tells the story of three women: Clarissa Vaughan, who one New York morning goes about planning a party in honor of a beloved friend; Laura Brown, who in a 1950s Los Angeles suburb slowly begins to feel the constraints of a perfect family and home; and Virginia Woolf, recuperating with her husband in a London suburb and beginning to write" Mrs. Dalloway." By the end of the novel, the stories have intertwined, and finally come together in an act of subtle and haunting grace, demonstrating Michael Cunningham's deep empathy for his characters as well as the extraordinary resonance of his language.

About the Author


Michael Cunningham was raised in Los Angeles and lives in New York City. He is the author of the novels "A Home at the End of the World" (Picador) and "Flesh and Blood." His work has appeared in "The New Yorker" and "Best American Short Stories," and he is the recipient of a Whiting Writer's Award. "The Hours" was a "New York Times" Bestseller, and was chosen as a Best Book of 1998 by" The New York Times," "Los Angeles Times," and "Publishers Weekly."

Praise For…


“A smashing literary tour de force and an utterly invigorating reading experience. If this book does not make you jump up from the sofa, looking at life and literature in new ways, check to see if you have a pulse.” —USA Today

“An exquisitely written, kaleidoscopic work that anchors a floating postmodern world on pre-modern caissons of love, grief, and transcendent longing.” —Los Angeles Times

“Cunningham has created something original, a trio of richly interwoven tales...his most mature and masterful work.” —The Washington Post Book World

Product Details
ISBN: 9781559279314
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Publication Date: September 1st, 2003