Asa, as I Knew Him

Asa, as I Knew Him

by Susanna Kaysen
     
 

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Dinah Sachs and Asa Thayer have had a love affair, conducted in afternoons stolen from the office of the magazine where they work. But now that the affair is over, Dinah, in an act of lingering passion, invents a narrative of Asa's youth, imagining the events that shaped the "happy, handsome man" who, in her words, "was born to stomp on my heart."Witty and sexy,

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Overview

Dinah Sachs and Asa Thayer have had a love affair, conducted in afternoons stolen from the office of the magazine where they work. But now that the affair is over, Dinah, in an act of lingering passion, invents a narrative of Asa's youth, imagining the events that shaped the "happy, handsome man" who, in her words, "was born to stomp on my heart."Witty and sexy, funny and immediate, Asa, As I Knew Him is a a seductive dialogue between love and memory, obsession and illusion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307513540
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/12/2010
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Susanna Kaysen is also the author of the novel Far Afield and Girl, Interrupted, a memoir.  She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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