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The Ninth Hour

by Alice McDermott

Hardcover, 247 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $26 |


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A portrait of the Irish-American experience is presented through the story of an Irish immigrant's suicide and how it reverberates through innumerable lives in early 20th-century Catholic Brooklyn.