A Home at the End of the World

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Thorndike Press, Dec 1, 2003 - Fiction - 600 pages
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In New York after college, Bobby moves in with Jonathan and his roommate, Clare, a veteran of the city's erotic wars. Bobby and Clare fall in love, scuttling the plans of Jonathan, who is gay, to father Clare's child. Then, when Clare and Bobby have a baby, the three move to a small house upstate to raise "their" child together and create a new kind of family.

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The writing is amazing, the plot was great. - Goodreads
The ending made me so angry that I had n - Goodreads
The imagery was artfully done, the prose elegant. - Goodreads
easy to read, good story. - Goodreads
The plot was often uninteresting, often unrealistic. - Goodreads
A Home at the End of The World is a love story. - Goodreads

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The writing is not bad and some passages offer a nice insight on things. So one star for each. But ever since page one I've wanted nothing more than for each character to shut the fuck up. It's an ... Read full review

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Another masterpiece by Cunningham. Keep'em coming! 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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