“First-rate fiction by a dazzling talent.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewIn this heartbreakingly beautiful audiobook of disillusioned intimacy and persistent yearning, beloved and celebrated author Andre Dubus III explores the bottomless needs and stubborn weaknesses of people seeking gratification in food and sex, work and love.In these linked novellas in which characters walk out the back door ...
Publisher: Brilliance Audio; Unabridged edition (April 8, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.6 x 5.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 5696901
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
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“This book was tremendously poignant. I read previous books by Dubus, The House of Sand and Fog, which was wonderful. I also read Townie, which I had to slog through. Dirty Love is a collection of tales set in a New England beach town that are vaguely...”
f one story and into the next, love is “dirty”—tangled up with need, power, boredom, ego, fear, and fantasy. On the Massachusetts coast north of Boston, a controlling manager, Mark, discovers his wife’s infidelity after twenty-five years of marriage. An overweight young woman, Marla, gains a romantic partner but loses her innocence. A philandering bartender/aspiring poet, Robert, betrays his pregnant wife. And in the stunning title novella, a teenage girl named Devon, fleeing a dirty image of her posted online, seeks respect in the eyes of her widowed great-uncle Francis and of an Iraq vet she’s met surfing the Web.Slivered by happiness and discontent, aging and death, but also persistent hope and forgiveness, these beautifully wrought narratives express extraordinary tenderness toward human beings, our vulnerable hearts and bodies, our fulfilling and unfulfilling lives alone and with others.