The Obituary Writer
By Ann Hood
(W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393081428, 304pp.)
Publication Date: March 2013
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- The Obituary Writer takes place in two different eras. Describe some of the period details in the novel that help bring these two different eras to life. How has the world changed between 1919 and 1961, and how has it stayed the same? In what ways are Claire and Vivian defined by the eras in which they live?