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Hood

by (author) Emma Donoghue

Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Initial publish date
Sep 2013
Category
General
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781443422635
    Publish Date
    Sep 2013
    List Price
    $11.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780062117106
    Publish Date
    Oct 2011
    List Price
    $14.99 USD
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781443422628
    Publish Date
    Sep 2013
    List Price
    $17.99

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In the late ’70s, convent school teenagers Pen O’Grady and Cara Wall fall in love. They prove themselves to be up to the challenge of a relationship deemed unacceptable in Catholic Ireland—until Cara dies in a car accident. Hood is a bittersweet, complicated love story.

About the author

EMMA DONOGHUE was born in Dublin and lived in England for many years before moving to Canada. She writes in many genres, including theatre, radio drama and literary history, but is best known for her fiction, both historical (SlammerkinThe Sealed LetterAstrayFrog Music) and contemporary (Stir-FryHoodLandingTouchy Subjects). Her seventh novel, Room, won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (Canada and the Caribbean region) and was shortlisted for the Man Booker and Orange Prizes. It sold more than two million copies. Donoghue scripted the film adaptation, a Canadian-Irish film by Lenny Abrahamson starring Brie Larson, which was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. And her most recent novel, The Wonder, was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2016.

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