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The Pure Lover: A Memoir of Grief

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The Pure Lover is David Plante’s elegy to his beloved Nikos Stangos, their forty-year life together, and its tragic end. Written in vivid fragments that, like the pieces of a mosaic, come together into a glimmering whole, it shows us both the wild nature of grief and the intimate conversation that is love.

About the Author

David Plante has published more than a dozen novels, including The Family, The Woods, and The Country, as well as the nonfiction books Difficult Women and American Ghosts. His work has appeared in many periodicals, including The New Yorker and The Paris Review, and has been nominated for a National Book Award. The Pure Lover was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and the Randy Shilts Publishing Triangle Award.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807006207
Author:
Plante, David, Md
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Author:
Plante, David
Author:
Plante, David, MD
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Specific Groups - Male Gay Studies
Subject:
Death, Grief, Bereavement
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.27 x 5.37 x .42 in .38 lb

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