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    Dirty Love (Paperback) By (author) Andre Dubus III

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    DescriptionIn this heartbreakingly beautiful book of disillusioned intimacy and persistent yearning, beloved and celebrated author Andre Dubus III explores the needs and weaknesses of people seeking gratification in food and sex, work and love. A controlling manager discovers his wife's infidelity after twenty-five years of marriage. An overweight young woman gains a romantic partner but loses her innocence. A philandering bartender/aspiring poet betrays his pregnant wife. And a teenage girl fleeing a dirty image of her posted online seeks respect in the eyes of her great-uncle Francis and of an Iraq veteran she met while surfing the Web.

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    Dirty Love
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andre Dubus III
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    ISBN 13: 9780393348910
    ISBN 10: 0393348911

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: AMER3710
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    DC22: 813/.54
    BISAC V2.8: FIC025000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 34
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000, FIC019000
    B&T Approval Code: P26102301
    DC23: 813.6
    LC classification: PS3554.U2652 D57 2014
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Edition statement
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    01 August 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    The number one The New York Times best-selling author, Andre Dubus III is the recipient of many honours, including a Guggenheim Fellowship. Also available: the "riveting and poignant" (Financial Times), "most sensitive - and gripping - account of male violence imaginable" (Robert Collins, The Sunday Times, Christmas Round-Up 2011), Townie (ISBN 978 0 393 34067 9).
    Review quote
    "From one of the best contemporary writers of fiction, Dirty Love...is an utterly absorbing novella on the nature of intimacy and love. Immensely moving and universally true." Gabriel Byrne, The Best Books of 2013, The Irish Times