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What Becomes of the Brokenhearted: A Memoir


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“In many ways writing saved my life. Its my hope that sharing my experience will give hope to others who are learning to deal with their “difference.” I want them to know they dont have to live their lives in a permanent “dont ask, dont tell” existence. Truth is a powerful tool.

“But my hope for this book doesnt stop there. I think there is a message here for anyone who has ever suffered from a lack of self-esteem, felt the pain of loneliness, or sought love in all the wrong places. The lessons I have learned are not limited to race, gender, or sexual orientation. Anyone can learn from my journey. Anyone can overcome a broken heart.”--E. Lynn Harris

About the Author

E. LYNN HARRIS is a former IBM computer sales executive and a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He is the author of eight novels: A Love of My Own, Any Way the Wind Blows, Not a Day Goes By, Abide with Me, If This World Were Mine, This Too Shall Pass, Just As I Am, and Invisible Life. In 1996 and 2002, Just As I Am and Any Way the Wind Blows were both named Novel of the Year by the Blackboard African American Bestsellers, Inc. If This World Were Mine won the James Baldwin Award for Literary Excellence. In 2000 and 2001 Harris was named one of the fifty-five “Most Intriguing African Americans” by Ebony and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. In 2002, Harris was included in Savoy magazines “100 Leaders and Heroes in Black America.” Harris divides his time between New York City and Atlanta, Georgia.

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Harris, E Lynn
Anchor Books
Harris, E. Lynn
People of Color
Specific Groups - Male Gay Studies
cultural heritage
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