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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User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

What I loved most about this book was that just when it seemed like it was going to drown you in a deep blue sadness, it allowed you to breathe; there was a certain tension and restraint in the ... Read full review

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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 La Canada, 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 also made into a movie starring Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, and Meryl Streep. Cunningham teaches at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts and in the creative writing M.F.A. program at Brooklyn College. He currently lives in New York City.

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