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The Hours

Hare, David

Published by U.S.A.: Miramax, 2002
ISBN 10: 0786888075 / ISBN 13: 9780786888078
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Title: The Hours

Publisher: U.S.A.: Miramax

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Edition: 1st Edition


Bookstore NEW Unmarked and Never Opened Softcover in Flawless, Gift Quality condition.2002 Miramax Stated 1st Edition, 1st Printing with full number line to 1. ”NEW” softcover means that this is a FLAWLESS Book that is Fresh, Immaculate and Guaranteed completely Unmarked with No wear of any kind. NO Unsightly Remainder marks on book edge; no holes punched through cover; no bookseller stamps or stickers; no signatures, bookplates, underlining or writing. Text block is square, clean and tight. Cover lies flat with no creasing, curling nor shelfwear of any kind. Spine is unbroken, uncreased and binding is very tight, indicating book has probably NEVER even been opened. Pages are white, fresh crisp, bright with no missing, loose, soiled or damaged pages. This is a rare NEW copy of iconic playwright David Hare’s screenplay of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Michael Cunningham and starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Nicole Kidman. Book is wrapped professionally and shipped promptly in special protective packaging. We don’t use old newspapers, supermarket bags, Baggies, reused post office envelopes as packing materials. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17945853102

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Synopsis: Based on Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, David Hare's screenplay is published to coincide with the Paramount Pictures and Miramax Films release starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Toni Collette, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Stephen Dillane, Allison Janney, John C. Reilly, and Miranda Richardson.

The Hours is the story of three young women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each exists at a different time and place; all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Virginia Woolf (Nicole Kidman), in a suburb of London in the early 1920s, is battling insanity as she begins to write her first great novel, Mrs. Dalloway. Laura Brown (Julianne Moore), in Los Angeles at the end of World War II, is reading Mrs. Dalloway, and finding it so revelatory she begins to consider making a devastating change in her life as a wife and mother. Clarissa Vaughan (Meryl Streep), in New York City today is a contemporary version of Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, and is in love with her friend Richard (Ed Harris), a brilliant poet dying of AIDS. Their stories intertwine and ultimately come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.

About the Author: David Hare is one of Britain's most internationally performed playwrights. Nine of his plays have been presented on Broadway, including Plenty, Skylight, The Blue Room, Amy's View, and Via Dolorosa, in which he also performed. He is currently writing the film of Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections, and his new play The Breath of Life, with Maggie Smith and Judi Dench, opens in London in October 2002.

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