Nora Webster

A Novel
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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
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (11.33 hours)
Product Number: Z100135300
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781442361546
Narrator/s: Fiona Shaw
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Description

From one of contemporary literature's bestselling, critically acclaimed and beloved authors, a magnificent new novel set in Ireland, about a fiercely compelling young widow and mother of four, navigating grief and fear, struggling for hope. Set in Wexford, Ireland, Colm TOibIn's superb 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 drawn back into it. Wounded, 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 empathy and kindness, and when she begins to sing again, after decades, she finds solace, engagement, a haven-herself. Nora Webster is a masterpiece in character study by a writer at the zenith of his career, "beautiful and daring" (The New York Times Book Review) and able to "sneak up on readers and capture their imaginations" (USA TODAY). In Nora Webster, TOibIn has created a character as iconic, engaging and memorable as Madame Bovary or Hedda Gabler.

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
eBook
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Author(s): Colm Toibin
Product Number EB00579316
Released: Oct 07, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: #9781439149850

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