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The Hour I First Believed

(2008)
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From the author of the international number one bestseller I Know This Much is True comes a magnificent novel which explores the consequence of violent events, and the chaos that ensues, for human lives blown irrevocably off course.

Caelum Quirk and his wife Maureen move to Colorado and find jobs at Columbine High School. One day in April 1999, when Caelum is called away by a family emergency, Maureen cowers in a cupboard in the school library, hiding from two students on a murderous rampage. Though miraculously she survives, Maureen cannot recover from the trauma. Seeking solace, the couple returns to Connecticut to an illusion of safety on the Quirk family farm. As Maureen fights to regain her sanity, Caelum discovers a cache of forgotten memorabilia spanning five generations of his family. As he painstakingly reconstructs the lives of his ancestors, he must confront their secrets and fashion a future from the ashes of his own tragedy. His personal quest for meaning becomes a mythic journey that is both contemporary and quintessentially American.

Genre: Mystery

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November 2008 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Hour I First Believed
Author(s): Wally Lamb
ISBN: 0-00-729068-3 / 978-0-00-729068-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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November 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Hour I First Believed
Author(s): Wally Lamb
ISBN: 0-06-039349-1 / 978-0-06-039349-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
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November 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Hour I First Believed: A Novel
Author(s): Wally Lamb
ISBN: 0-06-171179-9 / 978-0-06-171179-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
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2010 : Australia Paperback
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Title: The Hour I First Believed
Author(s): Wally Lamb
ISBN: 0-7322-8870-3 / 978-0-7322-8870-9 (Australia edition)
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August 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Hour I First Believed
Author(s): Wally Lamb
ISBN: 0-06-098843-6 / 978-0-06-098843-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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April 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Hour I First Believed
Author(s): Wally Lamb
ISBN: 0-00-729080-2 / 978-0-00-729080-2 (UK edition)
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November 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Hour I First Believed
Author(s): Wally Lamb
ISBN: 0-00-729069-1 / 978-0-00-729069-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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2008 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Hour I First Believed, The
Author(s): Wally Lamb
ISBN: 0-7322-8869-X / 978-0-7322-8869-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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June 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: The Hour I First Believed
Author(s): Wally Lamb
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June 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: The Hour I First Believed
Author(s): Wally Lamb
Publisher: HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing
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June 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: The Hour I First Believed Lib/E
Author(s): Wally Lamb
Publisher: HarperCollins
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November 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Hour I First Believed CD
Author(s): Wally Lamb
ISBN: 0-06-170303-6 / 978-0-06-170303-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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November 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Hour I First Believed: A Novel
Author(s): Wally Lamb
Publisher: HarperAudio
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November 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Hour I First Believed: A Novel
Author(s): Wally Lamb
Publisher: HarperAudio
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January 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Hour I First Believed
Author(s): Wally Lamb
ISBN: 1-4361-5386-7 / 978-1-4361-5386-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb Unabridged CD Audiobook
Author(s): Wally Lamb
ISBN: 1-4361-5387-5 / 978-1-4361-5387-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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March 2009 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Hour I First Believed
Author(s): Wally Lamb
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October 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Hour I First Believed: A Novel
Author(s): Wally Lamb
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