search for books and compare prices
cover image
The Blackwater Lightship
Price
Store
Arrives
Preparing
Shipping
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Jump down to see edition details for: Paperback
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Scribner
Publication date May 1, 2001
Pages 273
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780743203319
ISBN-10 0743203313
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
Amazon.com says people who bought this book also bought:
The Green Road | Brooklyn | Nora Webster | The Master | The Testament of Mary | The Heather Blazing | The South
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
With AIDS about to claim a well-loved young man, three generations of his family are reunited at his bedside in Ireland, in a novel that explores the nature of love and the complex interrelationships among family members.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: It is Ireland in the early 1990s. Helen, her mother, Lily, and her grandmother, Dora have come together to tend to Helen's brother, Declan, who is dying of AIDS. With Declan's two friends, the six of them are forced to plumb the shoals of their own histories and to come to terms with each other.
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, The Blackwater Lightship is a deeply resonant story about three generations of an estranged family reuniting to mourn an untimely death. In spare, luminous prose, Colm Tóibín explores the nature of love and the complex emotions inside a family at war with itself. Hailed as "a genuine work of art" (Chicago Tribune), this is a novel about the capacity of stories to heal the deepest wounds.

Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780743203319
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Scribner (May 1, 2001)
9780743203319 | details & prices | 273 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $15.00
About: With AIDS about to claim a well-loved young man, three generations of his family are reunited at his bedside in Ireland, in a novel that explores the nature of love and the complex interrelationships among family members.

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.