In the Flesh by Hilma Wolitzer

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As her marriage disintegrates, a woman finds that living for herself might be just what her relationship needs
It’s 1957, and Paulette has just gotten into trouble in the backseat of a car. Her beau, Howard, is a handsome musician with an ability to inspire lust that she has never encountered before. So, although some women in her position might choose a different path, Paulette persuades Howard to get married. After a small ceremony, the happy couple takes up residence on the nineteenth floor of a high rise in Forest Hills. For a time they are shockingly happy, but then things start to go wrong. And when Howard’s eye begins to wander, Paulette must ask herself: If a person lives for love alone, what happens when the love disappears?  This ebook features an illustrated biography of Hilma Wolitzer, including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.
 

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Hilma Wolitzer is the author of several novels, including Hearts, Ending, and Tunnel of Love," "as well as the nonfiction book The Company of Writers. She is a recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, and an Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. She has taught writing at the University of Iowa, New York University, and Columbia University. Hilma Wolitzer lives in New York City. "From the Hardcover edition.
 
Published January 29, 2013 by Open Road Media. 288 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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