Four Seasons in Rome

On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World

By Anthony Doerr
(Scribner, Hardcover, 9781416540014, 224pp.)

Publication Date: June 12, 2007

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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From the award-winning author of "The Shell Collector" and "About Grace" comes an evocative memoir of the timeless beauty of Rome and the day-to-day wonderment of living, writing, and raising twin boys in a foreign city.



About the Author

Anthony Doerr was awarded the 2010 Story Prize for Memory Wall. His other books include The Shell Collector, About Grace, and Four Seasons in Rome.  His books have been a New York Times Notable Book, an American Library Association Book of the Year, a "Book of the Year" in the Washington Post, and he has won the Barnes & Noble Discover Prize, the Rome Prize, the Hodder Fellowship from Princeton, and shared the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award.  His book reviews have appeared in the New York Times and Der Spiegel, and he writes the “On Science” column for the Boston Globe.  Doerr is the Writer-in-Residence for the state of Idaho.

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