This Is How You Lose Her

This Is How You Lose Her

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Junot Diaz's new collection, This Is How You Lose Her, is a collection of linked narratives about love - passionate love, illicit love, dying love, maternal love - told through the lives of New Jersey Dominicans, as they struggle to find a point where their two worlds meet. In prose that is endlessly energetic and inventive, tender and funny, it lays bare the infinite longing and inevitable weaknesses of the human heart. Most of all, these stories remind us that the habit of passion always triumphs over experience and that 'love, when it hits us for real, has a half-life of forever.'You wonder if she feels like you do. ... Get ready for me to hide, she responds, but you two only last an hour before she reaches over and takes off your glasses and ... You really do have an excellent body, you say after you blow your load. Whyanbsp;...

Title:This Is How You Lose Her
Author:Junot Diaz
Publisher:Faber & Faber - 2012-08-28


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