Michael Cunningham's luminous, compassionate new novel begins with a vision. Walking through Central Park, Barrett Meeks sees a translucent light in the sky that regards him in a distinctly godlike way. Barrett doesn't believe in visions - or in God - but he can't deny what he's seen. In nearby Brooklyn, Tyler, Barrett's older brother, is trying - and failing - to write a wedding song for Beth, his wife-to-be, who is seriously ill. Barrett turns unexpectedly to religion, while Tyler grows convinced that only drugs can release his creative powers. The Snow Queen, beautiful and heartbreaking, comic and tragic, proves again that Cunningham is one of the great novelists of his generation.
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Michael Cunningham is the author of six novels, including 'A Home at the End of the World', 'Flesh and Blood', 'The Hours' (winner of the PEN / Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize), 'Specimen Days' and 'By Nightfall', as well as 'Land's End: A Walk in Provincetown'. He lives in New York.
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Book Description Fourth Estate Ltd, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007557787
Book Description Fourth Estate, 2014. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0007557787. Bookseller Inventory # ST0007557787
Book Description Fourth Estate Ltd, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007557787