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Love Invents Us *SIGNED*

Amy Bloom

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ISBN 10: 0330350684 / ISBN 13: 9780330350686
Published by U.S.A.: Pan Books Ltd, 1997
Condition: As New Hardcover
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First printing of first edition with complete number line. Flat SIGNED on title page. Unmarked, unclipped, very bright and tight copy. This copy is exceptional! Archival mylar wrapped dust jacket. Bubble wrapped and ships in sturdy box. Bookseller Inventory # 2048

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Title: Love Invents Us *SIGNED*

Publisher: U.S.A.: Pan Books Ltd

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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By the author of "Come To Me". Elizabeth is clever, difficult and unlovable as a child, forging strange bonds with unsuitable people. As she grows into womanhood Elizabeth continues to cause chaos. This story of growing up presents love across the generations and love across racial difference.


In this first novel, Amy Bloom spins the tale of one Elizabeth Taube, charting her progress from an unloved adolescent to (alas) an unloved, middle-aged mother. To be sure, Elizabeth has had no shortage of suitors. Yet, one by one, they desert her, leaving nothing but their imprints upon her personality--which, if we are to take the title literally, is almost all the personality we have. The author steers clear of sentimentalizing her heroine's plight. And Bloom's eerie ability to convey physical sensation--which also distinguished her story collection Come to Me--is on ample and impressive display.

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