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My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead Paperback - 2009

by Jeffrey Eugenides

From classics such as Chekhov's The Lady with the Lapdog to such modern fare as Richard Ford's Fireworks, this anthology of great love stories captures the desire, obsession, power, and spirit of the emotion that drives and transforms lives.

From the rear cover

"When it comes to love, there are a million theories to explain it. But when it comes to love stories, things are simpler. A love story can never be about full possession. Love stories depend on disappointment, on unequal births and feuding families, on matrimonial boredom and at least one cold heart. Love stories, nearly without exception, give love a bad name . . . .

It is perhaps only in reading a love story (or in writing one) that we can simultaneously partake of the ecstasy and agony of being in love without paying a crippling emotional price. I offer this book, then, as a cure for lovesickness and an antidote to adultery. Read these love stories in the safety of your single bed. Let everybody else suffer."--Jeffrey Eugenides, from the introduction to My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead

All proceeds from My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead will go directly to fund the free youth writing programs offered by 826 Chicago. 826 Chicago is part of the network of seven writing centers across the United States affiliated with 826 National, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.

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  • Title My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead
  • Author Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition Reprint
  • Pages 608
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Harper Perennial, New York
  • Date 2009-01-06
  • Features Price on Product - Canadian, Table of Contents
  • ISBN 9780061240386 / 0061240389
  • Weight 1.06 lbs (0.48 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.04 x 5.34 x 1.07 in (20.42 x 13.56 x 2.72 cm)
  • Themes
    • Cultural Region: Latin America
    • Sex & Gender: Feminine
  • Library of Congress subjects Love stories, Short stories
  • Dewey Decimal Code FIC

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