A Home at the End of the World

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Thorndike Press, Dec 1, 2003 - Fiction - 600 pages
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Two young men who have been friends since they were teenagers find a solidity and solidarity together in New York and embark on a project of creating a new kind of family.

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Review: A Home at the End of the World

User Review  - Debbie - Goodreads

This was my favourite book so far this year. What a heartwrenching story! It follows two boys who meet in middle school, both are outcasts, and takes them through to their late twenties. These are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

This is the story of four people who call themselves family, set in late 1970-early 1980 Cleveland, NYC, and Phoenix. Bobby, childhood friends with Jonathan, has lost his immediate family -- brother ... Read full review

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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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