The Time of Our Singing

The Time of Our Singing

Paperback, 631 pages

Published February 5th 2004 by Vintage


Jonah, Ruth and Joseph are the children of mixed-race parents determined to raise them beyond time, beyond identity, steeped in song. Yet they cannot be protected from the world forever.

Even as Jonah becomes a successful young tenor, the opera arena remains fixated on his race. Ruth tur......more


About the author(Richard Powers)

has published thirteen novels. He is a MacArthur Fellow and received the National Book Award. His most recent book,

, won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. He lives in the Great Smoky Mountains.

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