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The 158-pound marriage

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Publisher:
Ballantine Books,
Pub. Date:
1997, c1974.
Edition:
1st Ballantine Books trade ed.
Language:
English
Description
The darker vision and sexual ambiguities of this erotic, ironic tale about a menage a quatre in a New England university town foreshadow those of The World According to Garp; but this very trim and precise novel is a marked departure from the author's generally robust, boisterous style. Though Mr. Irving's cool eye spares none of his foursome, he writes with genuine compassion for the sexual tests and illusions they perpetrate on each other; but the sexual intrigue between them demonstrates how even the kind can be ungenerous, and even the well-intentioned, destructive.
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ISBN:
9780345417961
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Grouping Title 158 pound marriage
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Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-15 04:17:43AM
Last Indexed 2018-12-13 04:41:33AM

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subject_facet Man-woman relationships -- New England -- Fiction, Married people -- New England -- Fiction
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