The obituary writer

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New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013].


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New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013].
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292 pages ; 22 cm.


On the day John F. Kennedy is inaugurated, Claire, a young wife and mother obsessed with the glamour of Jackie, struggles over the decision of whether to stay in a loveless but secure marriage or to follow the man she loves and whose baby she may be carrying. Decades earlier in 1919, Vivien Lowe, an obituary writer, is searching for her lover who disappeared in the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. By telling the stories of the dead, Vivien not only helps others cope with their grief but also begins to understand the devastation of her own terrible loss. The surprising connection between these two women will change Claire's life in unexpected and extraordinary ways.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hood, A. (2013). The obituary writer (First edition.). W.W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hood, Ann, 1956-. 2013. The Obituary Writer. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hood, Ann, 1956-. The Obituary Writer New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hood, Ann. The Obituary Writer First edition., W.W. Norton & Company, 2013.

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