A Widow for One Year is a 1998 bestselling work of fiction by John Irving, the ninth of his novels to be published. The first section of the novel was made into the movie The Door in the Floor in 2004. In the opening section of the book, the year is 1958 and Ruth Cole is four years old. Although she is a loved child, her parents do not have a happy marriage. Her two older brothers died four years earlier in a car accident, and she is constantly reminded of their presence from the pictures of their childhood hanging on the walls of the Cole family home. Ruth's father, Ted Cole, writes...
|Genre:||Fiction, Speculative fiction|
|Number of editions:||1|