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The Ninth Hour

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The Ninth Hour

By Alice McDermott

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Hardcover, 9780374280147, 256pp.

Publication Date: September 19, 2017

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About the Author
Alice McDermott is the author of seven previous novels, including After This; Child of My Heart; Charming Billy, winner of the 1998 National Book Award; At Weddings and Wakes; and Someone--all published by FSG. That Night, At Weddings and Wakes, and After This were all finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, and elsewhere. She is the Richard A. Macksey Professor of the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University.
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