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Beautiful losers

Barbara Wersba

Beautiful losers

by Barbara Wersba

  • 339 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Long Island (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Family problems -- Fiction,
    • Long Island (N.Y.) -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      Eighteen-year-old Rita, an overweight writer living in a Long Island town, is caught between love for her parents and love for Arnold, a man twice her age.

      Edition Notes

      StatementBarbara Wersba.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.W473 Be 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination149 p. ;
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2379098M
      ISBN 100060263636, 0060263644
      LC Control Number87007590

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      One of the best-known experimental novels of the s, Beautiful Losers is Leonard Cohen’ s most defiant and uninhibited work. As imagined by Cohen, hell is an apartment in Montreal, where a bereaved and lust-tormented narrator reconstructs his relations with the dead/5(). Beautiful Losers by Leonard Cohen. One of the best-known experimental novels of the s, Beautiful Losers is Leonard Cohen’ s most defiant and uninhibited work. As imagined by Cohen, hell is an apartment in Montreal, where a bereaved and .

      ‎One of the best-known experimental novels of the s, Beautiful Losers is Cohen’s most defiant and uninhibited work. The novel centres upon the hapless members of a love triangle united by their sexual obsessions and by their fascination with Catherine Tekakwitha, the 17th-century Mohawk sa. One of the best-known experimental novels of the s, this uninhibited tale centres on the hapless members of a love triangle, and their sexual obsession and shared fascination with a mythic saint. Revolving around four central - and intrinsically flawed - characters, 'Beautiful Losers' is the frank and humorous story of a nameless.


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Beautiful Losers by Leonard Cohen is a stream-of-consciousness story of an unnamed folklorist living in a psycho-sexual hell. Having lost his wife and male lover, he turns to the history of an Iroquois saint for his salvation.

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