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By Nightfall

ISBN-10: 0312610432

ISBN-13: 9780312610432

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Cunningham

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A New York TimesBestseller Peter and Rebecca Harris, midforties, are prosperous denizens of Manhattan. He's an art dealer, she's an editor. They live well. They have their troublestheir ebbing passions, their wayward daughter, and certain doubts about their careersbut they feel as though they're happy. Happy enough. Until Rebecca's much younger, look-alike brother, Ethan (known in the family as Mizzy, short for the Mistake), comes to visit. And after he arrives, nothing will ever be the same again. This poetic and compelling masterpiece is a heartbreaking look at a marriage and the way we now live. Full of shocks and aftershocks, By Nightfallis a novel about the uses and meaning of beauty, and the place of love in our lives.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 8/30/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.10" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

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.