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Other people: A novel

SOL STEIN

ISBN 10: 0151704473 / ISBN 13: 9780151704477
Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich January 1979, 1979
Used Condition: Fine (F) Soft cover
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Near Fine with near fine dust Jacket escept for an inch tear at the front bottom of the jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 20080524100390

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Title: Other people: A novel

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich January 1979

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Paper Back

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

What does a man know about love? This is the story of three very different men in love with the same woman. It is also the story of that woman, Francine Widmer: twenty-seven, beautiful, intelligent, resourceful, and insistent on running her own life. Suddenly, control of Francine's life is torn apart when she is raped. Finding the doctors and police indifferent to the outrage of rape, yet wanting revenge, Francine selects as her instrument the best criminal lawyer in the country. As the story expands in ever-widening circles, and each brilliantly rendered character brings his or her case to center stage, we come to realize how varied the shapes of love are, the secrets of its dark side, and why revenge is the universal human emotion most people prefer to hide. This is the triumphant story about the true source of all of life's difficult problems and exciting opportunities: other people.

About the Author:

Sol Stein is a prizewinning playwright produced on Broadway, an anthologized poet, the author of nine novels, and an award-winning teacher of writers. He has edited some of the most successful writers of the century. He is the author of Stein on Writing and How to Grow a Novel and creator of the computer programs WritePro(R), FictionMaster(R), and FirstAid for Writers(R).



Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. Marguerite has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children's fiction. AudioFile magazine says, "Marguerite Gavin...has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion."

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