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Other people: A novel

SOL STEIN

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich January 1979, 1979
ISBN 10: 0151704473 / ISBN 13: 9780151704477
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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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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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Synopsis: What does a man really know about love?"Francis Widmer is a well-bred, beautiful, provocative young woman with a good mind. When she is raped by Harry Koslak, she decides to press charges. Her attorney father sends her to George Thomassy, as successful criminal lawyer. Thomassy, against his better judgment, involves himself in the case and finds himself attracted to Francine more than he cares to admit. Stein lays bare the unsavory, manipulative aspects of criminal law as he explores today's sexuality-its cruelties, hypocrisies, joys and mysteries. This fast, suspenseful, unusual love story is best seller material."-Publishers Weekly"Bound to be a success!"-The New York Times Book Review"Wonderful full of unexpected twists and breathless turns."-The Washington Post"Sure to cause a sensation a fast-moving story that reveals the dark underside of unanswered love."-Boston Herald American"Highly original. Stein gives readers what they want."-Cleveland Press"Riveting shocking so many intriguing characters, as credible as they are memorable."-King Features Syndicate"A timely, powerful story."-Library Journal

Product Description: 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.

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