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Landing

by (author) Emma Donoghue

Publisher
HarperCollins
Initial publish date
Sep 2013
Category
General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781443422642
    Publish Date
    Sep 2013
    List Price
    $17.99
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781443422659
    Publish Date
    Sep 2013
    List Price
    $11.99

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Description

Síle is an Irish flight attendant turning forty. Jude is a twenty-five-year-old archivist, stubbornly attached to her tiny Ontario hometown. On Jude’s first plane trip, their two worlds meet, and over the course of the next year, their lives are drawn into a new, shaky orbit.

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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