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The Brutal Language of Love: Stories


Huge Savings Item! Save 11% on the The Brutal Language of Love: Stories by Simon & Schuster at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Alicia Erian's characters are brave, disarming, affectionate, and deeply flawed. They inhabit the not-so-very-wide space between a good intention and


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Alicia Erian's characters are brave, disarming, affectionate, and deeply flawed. They inhabit the not-so-very-wide space between a good intention and a bad outcome. In "Alcatraz," we meet a middle-school spelling champion who spends her afternoons taking baths with the boy next door. In "Almonds and Cherries," a young woman turns an unexpectedly arousing bra-shopping experience into a short film, with ramifications for everyone around her. In "On the Occasion of My Ruination," a college-bound student plots to lose her virginity to a pizza parlor waiter. The Brutal Language of Love challenges traditional notions of right and wrong with what has become Erian's signature -- an achingly stylish humor and a deep understanding of the brutal truth about human nature. These surprising, provocative, and deeply resonant stories marked the emergence of a major talent

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Manufacturer:Simon & Schuster
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Studio:Simon & Schuster
EAN:9781416592716
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Item Size:0.8 x 8.44 x 8.44 inches
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