Nora Webster

A Novel
Product Number: EB00579316
Released: Oct 07, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781439149850
Publisher: Scribner
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From one of contemporary literature's bestselling, critically acclaimed, and beloved authors: a "luminous" novel (Jennifer Egan, The New York Times Book Review) about a fiercely compelling young widow navigating grief, fear, and longing, and finding her own voice-"heartrendingly transcendant" (The New York Times, Janet Maslin). Set in Wexford, Ireland, Colm TOibIn's magnificent seventh novel introduces the formidable, memorable, and deeply moving Nora Webster. Widowed at forty, with four children and not enough money, Nora has lost the love of her life, Maurice, the man who rescued her from the stifling world to which she was born. And now she fears she may be sucked back into it. Wounded, selfish, strong-willed, clinging to secrecy in a tiny community where everyone knows your business, Nora is drowning in her own sorrow and blind to the suffering of her young sons, who have lost their father. Yet she has moments of stunning insight and empathy, and when she begins to sing again, after decades, she finds solace, engagement, a haven-herself. Nora Webster "may actually be a perfect work of fiction" (Los Angeles Times), by a "beautiful and daring" writer (The New York Times Book Review) at the zenith of his career, able to "sneak up on readers and capture their imaginations" (USA TODAY). "Miraculous...TOibIn portrays Nora with tremendous sympathy and understanding" (Ron Charles, The Washington Post).

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Author(s): Colm Toibin
Awards:2015-Fiction-Shortlist-Andrew Carnegie Medal,
Literary Fiction-Finalist-Audies,
New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Oct 07, 2014

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Colm Toibin
Narrator(s): Fiona Shaw
Product Number DD7923
Released: Feb 01, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781442361539
eAudio
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Author(s): Colm Toibin
Narrator(s): Fiona Shaw
Product Number Z100135300
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781442361546

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