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Flesh and Blood

Flesh and Blood

A Novel

Michael Cunningham

Farrar, Straus and Giroux


This novel follows the Stassos family through four generations, as it is touched by ambition, love, violence, and the transforming effects of time.

Lambda Literary Awards - Winner

Praise for Flesh and Blood

“A wonderful . . . sprawling, old-fashioned novel.” —The New York Times Book Review

“A work of dramatic humanity at a high and poetic level.” —Los Angeles Times

“Reading Michael Cunningham is like putting on see-through glasses. He's got this way of exposing his characters' deepest inclinations and motivations, letting us peer through glass directly into their souls.” —The Boston Globe

“The book buzzcuts like Edward Scissorhands through the conventionally dull pastures of the American family saga.” —Vanity Fair


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Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham is the bestselling author of The Hours, which won the Pulitzer Prize and was adapted into an Academy Award–winning film. He lives in New York.

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