Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot DAsazas first book, Drown, established him as a major new writer with athe dispassionate eye of a journalist and the tongue of a poeta (Newsweek). His first novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, was named #1 Fiction Book of the Yeara by Time magazine and spent more than 100 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, establishing itself a with more than a million copies in print a as a modern classic. In addition to the Pulitzer, DAsaz has won a host of major awards and prizes, including the National Book Criticas Circle Award, the PEN/Malamud Award, the PEN/O. Henry Prize, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Anisfield-Wolf Award. Now DAsaz turns his remarkable talent to the haunting, impossible power of love a obsessive love, illicit love, fading love, maternal love. On a beach in the Dominican Republic, a doomed relationship flounders. In the heat of a hospital laundry room in New Jersey, a woman does her loveras washing and thinks about his wife. In Boston, a man buys his love child, his only son, a first baseball bat and glove. At the heart of these stories is the irrepressible, irresistible Yunior, a young hardhead whose longing for love is equaled only by his recklessness--and by the extraordinary women he loves and loses: artistic Alma; the aging Miss Lora; Magdalena, who thinks all Dominican men are cheaters; and the love of his life, whose heartbreak ultimately becomes his own. In prose that is endlessly energetic, inventive, tender, and funny, the stories in the New York Times-Bestselling This Is How You Lose Her lay bare the infinite longing and inevitable weakness of the human heart. They remind us that passion always triumphs over experience, and that athe half-life of love is forever.aIn prose that is endlessly energetic, inventive, tender, and funny, the stories in the New York Times-Bestselling This Is How You Lose Her lay bare the infinite longing and inevitable weakness of the human heart.
|Title||:||This Is How You Lose Her|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2012-09-11|