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'Round Midnight

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
From the author of We Are Called to Rise comes a novel about the interconnected lives of four women in Las Vegas, each of whom experiences a life-changing moment at a classic casino nightclub.

What is it about the Midnight Room?

In a choreographic tour de force, Laura McBride twirls four women through a Las Vegas nightclub, turning their separate lives into a suspenseful, intricate dance of mothers, daughters, wives, and lovers.

The One Who Falls in Love: June hires a charismatic black man to sing at her club, but her fast-paced lifestyle runs aground as racial tensions mount.

The One Who Gets Lucky: Honorata leaves the Philippines as a mail-order bride, then strikes it rich in the Midnight Room.

The One Whose Heart Is Broken: Engracia finds bad luck in the Midnight Room and becomes enmeshed in Honorata's secrets when she confronts a man with a gun.

The One Who Always Wondered: Coral struggles with her mysterious past until a desire to help Engracia steers her to the Midnight Room.

Wise and heartbreaking, jubilant and loving, 'Round Midnight is about the intensity and intimacy of four women's lives, lives that are connected by secrets, courage, tragedies, and small acts of kindness. This brilliantly conceived, passionately written novel will resonate long after you turn the final page.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"A haunting tale of love, loss, and the power to endure...Laura McBride is a stunning storyteller." - Patry Francis

"Round Midnight is a passionate, gripping and beautifully written novel." - Margot Livesey

"I'm not one to pull out the term Great American Novel, but Laura McBride's sublime ROUND MIDNIGHT demands nothing less. Gorgeous, engrossing, moving, and at times wickedly funny, this brilliant novel pulled me in and didn't let me go until the shattering final sentence. This is the novel you need to read right now." - Joanna Rakoff


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Hardback Editions

August 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: 'Round Midnight (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic)
Author(s): Laura McBride
ISBN: 1-4328-4172-6 / 978-1-4328-4172-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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May 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: 'Round Midnight: A Novel
Author(s): Laura McBride
ISBN: 1-5011-5778-7 / 978-1-5011-5778-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Touchstone
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Paperback Editions

August 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: In the Midnight Room: A Novel
Author(s): Laura McBride
ISBN: 1-5011-5779-5 / 978-1-5011-5779-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Touchstone
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Audio Editions

May 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: 'Round Midnight
Author(s): Laura McBride
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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May 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: 'Round Midnight
Author(s): Laura McBride
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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May 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: 'Round Midnight
Author(s): Laura McBride
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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Kindle Editions

May 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: In the Midnight Room: A Novel
Author(s): Laura McBride
Publisher: Touchstone
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May 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: In the Midnight Room: A Novel
Author(s): Laura McBride
Publisher: Touchstone
Availability: Amazon UK