Thorndike Press

The Ninth Hour

  • Alice McDermott
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  • ISBN-10: 1432841505
  • ISBN-13: 9781432841508
  • Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs ( .50 kgs)
  • 389 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released September 2017
  • Simultaneous Publications



A New York Times Bestselling Author
Winner of the National Book Award
One of Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 Literary Fiction Picks
A Three-time Pulitzer Prize Finalist

On a dim winter afternoon, a young Irish immigrant opens the gas taps in his Brooklyn tenement, determined to prove ― to the subway bosses who fired him, to his badgering, pregnant wife ― “that the hours of his life belong to himself alone.” His suicide, though never spoken of, reverberates through many lives ― testing the limits and the demands of love and sacrifice.

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