One Hundred Names for Love: A Memoir

One Hundred Names for Love: A Memoir

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by Diane Ackerman
     
 

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Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award

"A testament to the power of creativity in language, life—and love." —Heller McAlpin, Washington PostSee more details below

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Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award

"A testament to the power of creativity in language, life—and love." —Heller McAlpin, Washington Post

Editorial Reviews

Booklist
Engrossing, affecting, sweetly funny, and mind-opening.”— Donna Seaman
Cleveland Plain Dealer
Breathtaking . . . hollowed out my chest . . . . A splendid book.”— Karen Long
New York Times Book Review
Renewed my faith in the redemptive power of love.”— Abraham Verghese
New York Times' blog "The New Old Age"
Moving… Ms. Ackerman won me over…intensely engaging… intimate.”— Paula Span
Seattle Times
“Finally, this is a story about Ackerman's love for West, a love beyond fathoming, and probably beyond words.”
Booklist - Donna Seaman
“Engrossing, affecting, sweetly funny, and mind-opening.”
Cleveland Plain Dealer - Karen Long
“Breathtaking . . . hollowed out my chest . . . . A splendid book.”
New York Times Book Review - Abraham Verghese
“Renewed my faith in the redemptive power of love.”
New York Times' blog "The New Old Age" - Paula Span
“Moving… Ms. Ackerman won me over…intensely engaging… intimate.”
Donna Seaman - Booklist
“Engrossing, affecting, sweetly funny, and mind-opening.”
Karen Long - Cleveland Plain Dealer
“Breathtaking . . . hollowed out my chest . . . . A splendid book.”
Abraham Verghese - New York Times Book Review
“Renewed my faith in the redemptive power of love.”
Paula Span - New York Times’ blog “The New Old Age”
“Moving… Ms. Ackerman won me over…intensely engaging… intimate.”
Paula Span - New York Times blog The New Old Age
“Moving… Ms. Ackerman won me over…intensely engaging… intimate.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393341744
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/02/2012
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
476,097
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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