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When the World Was Steady (Vintage Contemporaries)

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Two sisters, middle-aged and alienated from each other, find that their steady worlds are disintegrating. The sisters' self-scrutiny, their encounters with strangeness, and finally with each other are described in prose of unusual grace and power.

About the Author

Claire Messud was educated at Cambridge and Yale. Her first novel, When the World Was Steady, and her most recent book, The Hunters, were both finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award; her second novel, The Last Life, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and Editor's Choice at The Village Voice. All three of her books were New York Times Notable Books of the Year. She has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Radcliffe Fellowship, and is the current recipient of the Straus Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, with her husband and children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307279514
Author:
Messud, Claire
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Sisters
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;bali;novel;sisters
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.90x5.26x.81 in. .60 lbs.

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