Love Warps the Mind A Little

Love Warps the Mind A Little

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WW Norton
Ever since Lafayette Proulx quit his day job, left his wife, hauled his dog and his Royal portable across town to Judi Dubey's house, and set out at last to be a fiction writer, his life has been a sordid mess. Judi's exotically dysfunctional family isn't all to blame. Sure, the murders are disconcerting. And, yes, Judi's father's gone off the deep end. Worse are the vicious rejection letters Laf gets from editors. To top it off, Laf's falling for Judi at the same time he's nettled with guilt, is in marriage counseling with his wife, and is writing his long-hoped-for novel. When Judi is diagnosed with stage IV cancer, they both struggle to find the memory that will comfort, the truth that will redeem in a world where everyone suffers some kind of love disorder.John Dufresne, called "a highly readable Faulkner," will once again take the literary world by storm with this new tragicomic tale.Jill McCorkle in the New York Times Book Review cites "the miraculous beauty of his tale-telling surprises and delights."
A daring new novel set in a blue-collar town in Massachusetts by the author of the highly acclaimed Louisiana Power & Light.

Baker & Taylor
Leaving his wife and his day job to write the novel he has always dreamed about, Lafayette Proulx moves in with the eccentric Judy Dubey and falls in love with her, a situation that is complicated when Judy is diagnosed with stage IV cancer

Norton Pub
A daring new novel set in a blue-collar town in Massachusetts by the author of the highly acclaimed Louisiana Power & Light.

Blackwell North Amer
Ever since Lafayette Proulx quit his day job, left his wife, hauled his dog and his Royal portable across town to Judi Dubey's house, and set out at last to be a fiction writer, his life has been a sordid mess. Judi's exotically dysfunctional family isn't all to blame. Sure, the murders are disconcerting. And, yes, Judi's father's gone off the deep end. Worse are the vicious rejection letters Laf gets from editors. To top it off, Laf's falling for Judi at the same time he's nettled with guilt, is in marriage counseling with his wife, and is writing his long-hoped-for novel. When Judi is diagnosed with stage IV cancer, they both struggle to find the memory that will comfort, the truth that will redeem in a world where everyone suffers some kind of love disorder.John Dufresne, called "a highly readable Faulkner," will once again take the literary world by storm with this new tragicomic tale.Jill McCorkle in the New York Times Book Review cites "the miraculous beauty of his tale-telling surprises and delights."

Baker
& Taylor

Leaving his wife and his day job to write the novel he has always dreamed about, Lafayette Proulx moves in with the eccentric Judy Dubey and falls in love with her, a situation that is complicated when Judy is diagnosed with stage IV cancer. By the author of Louisiana Power & Light. Tour.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [1997]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©1997
ISBN: 9780393040135
0393040135
Branch Call Number: FIC Du 1997
Characteristics: 315 pages ; 25 cm

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