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Talking in the Dark (Signed First Edition)

Laura Glen Louis.

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ISBN 10: 0151005222 / ISBN 13: 9780151005222
New Condition: New Hardcover
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Harcourt (New York), 2001. First edition, first printing. Hardbound. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. New in dust jacket. A perfect, unread, unopened copy. Stories. [c3] 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 7147

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Title: Talking in the Dark (Signed First Edition)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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The stories in Talking in the Dark read like small novels: the worlds they imagine are that layered and complete. Each examination of the underside of love-from endurance and betrayal to sacrifice, obsession, and abandonment-evokes images of lowered voices and shared confessions. The deepest chords of intimacy echo throughout this moving and, finally, hopeful book.

A single mother, haunted by loneliness and self-doubt, sleeps with her daughter's teenage boyfriend, and, in a scene of frightening family tension, turns her rage not toward the husband who abandoned her, but toward her daughter. A young tennis player experiencing her first love becomes the victim of a young man's dangerous obsession. An elderly widower becomes the target of a materialistic younger woman.

Laura Glen Louis's language is spare and precise, sometimes filled with the subterfuges of desire and need, sometimes vibrant with the hope of love's birth or rebirth, sometimes counterpointed by tenderness and alienation. Hers is a new voice, but one that arrives fully mature--incisive, unsparing, and enlightening.

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First published in hardcover by Harcourt, 2001, 0-15-100522-2

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