Love Is a Four-Letter Word: True Stories of Breakups, Bad Relationships, and Broken Hearts

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From Junot Díaz, Lynda Barry, Gary Shteyngart, Emily Flake, and Kate Christensen to popular up-and-comers like Dan Kennedy, Wendy McClure, and Brock Clarke, Love Is a Four-Letter Word is a dead-on contemporary collection of true stories of seduction, heartbreak, and regret.

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Fearlessly revealing their shattered hearts and crushed egos; their indiscretions and indignities; their delusions, desperation, and disappointments, these talented writers capture the dark side of love in prose ranging from comic to poetic, poignant to cringe-inducing.

Also featuring three cartoon/ graphic essays as a sixteen-page color insert, this anthology is perfect for anyone who’s ever loved and lost.

With an introduction by Neal Pollack.

Additional Information

Author Michael Taeckens (editor)
Publisher Plume Books
Page Count 320pp
Publication Size 5.25 x 8.25
Publication Notes softcover, color
Publication Date July 28, 2009
ISBN 978-0452295506

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