CANCELLED: Alice McDermott - Someone

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 6:00pm

Please note: this event has been cancelled. Signed copies of Someone will be available. To order online, note your preference for a signed copy in the Comments field of the check out screen or call (415) 927-0960 ext. 1. 

An ordinary life -- its sharp pains and unexpected joys, its bursts of clarity and moments of confusion -- lived by an ordinary woman: this is the subject of Someone ($25.00), Alice McDermott’s extraordinary return, seven years after the publication of After This. Scattered recollections—of childhood, adolescence, motherhood, old age—come together in this transformative narrative, stitched into a vibrant whole by McDermott’s deft, lyrical voice.

Alice McDermott is the author of six previous novels, including After This; Child of My Heart; Charming Billy, winner of the National Book Award; and At Weddings and Wakes. That Night, At Weddings and Wakes, and After This were all finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. McDermott lives with her family outside Washington, D.C.


ISBN: 9780374281090
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - September 10th, 2013

A fully realized portrait of one woman's life in all its complexity, by the National Book Award-winning author