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A Century of November (Michigan Literary Fiction Awards)

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Winner of the 2004 Michigan Literary Fiction Award for novel

A haunting story of the power of death, the pain of loss, and the possibility of hope.

"Gripping, damning, and transfixing."

---Entertainment Weekly

" . . . possesses a time-bending gravity. . . . [A] small classic of graceful language and earned emotion."

---San Francisco Chronicle

". . . a beautifully written novel of war and the wrenching grief and unanswerable questions it leaves in its wake. . . . A Century of November is full of precise, startling imagery and elegant, richly poetic description---Wetherell seems genuinely incapable of writing a lazy sentence---and this last section of the novel is as surreal, hypnotic and harrowing as any literature in recent memory. The whole thing, in fact, is a jewel, an unforgettable historical novel that Wetherell has carefully (and artfully) seeded with loads of contemporary resonance." ---Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)

"A poignant, probing story. . . . Wetherell's prose and character writing are unflinching . . . [and his] take on a parent's anguish is deeply moving."

---Publishers Weekly

"A timely reminder of the devastation of mortal combat. . . ."

---Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Product Details

ISBN:
9780472031221
Author:
Wetherell, W D
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Author:
Wetherell, W. D.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Death
Subject:
World War, 1914-1918
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Series:
Michigan Literary Fiction Awards
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
none
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5 in

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