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The Lucky Ones

The Lucky Ones

(2003)
A novel by

 
Awards
Whitbread Prize Best Novel (nominee)
The Lucky Ones is a novel about creating and sustaining life during times of great transformation. The five people whose lives converge here are also haunted by family -- the longing for love, the struggle to connect. A young pregnant mother wresties with otterly changed circumstances; a new father searches for a sign of the man he used to be; a daughter yearns for a lost childhood; and a mother reaches out in bewilderment to a child she can't fully understand. Accidental connections and overlapping relationships build a complex family portrait: all are linked by the elemental impact of children on adult lives. This profound evocation of family and its magnetic bonds reveals the mysterious forces that separate us from those we love and bind us to what we no longer understand. The Lucky Ones will stop you cold with its startling precision and power. Demonstrating a rare gift for illuminating "the bustling concourses of life" without sacrificing emotional depth or complexity, this rare and stunning novel confirms Rachel Cusk's place among our most incisive writers.

 
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Hardback Editions

February 2004 : UK Hardback
Title: The Lucky Ones
Author(s): Rachel Cusk
ISBN: 0-00-716131-X / 978-0-00-716131-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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April 2003 : UK Hardback
Title: The Lucky Ones
Author(s): Rachel Cusk
ISBN: 1-85702-912-7 / 978-1-85702-912-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

July 2004 : UK Paperback
Title: The Lucky Ones
Author(s): Rachel Cusk
ISBN: 1-85702-913-5 / 978-1-85702-913-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: The Lucky Ones
Author(s): Rachel Cusk
ISBN: 0-00-716132-8 / 978-0-00-716132-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Lucky Ones
Author(s): Rachel Cusk
Publisher: Whole Story AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon   

August 2015 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Lucky Ones
Author(s): Rachel Cusk
Publisher: Whole Story AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

April 2007 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Lucky Ones
Author(s): Rachel Cusk
ISBN: 1-4074-8143-6 / 978-1-4074-8143-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

2005 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: The Lucky Ones
Author(s): Rachel Cusk
ISBN: 1-84197-735-7 / 978-1-84197-735-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
Availability: Amazon   



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