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How to Hold a Woman by Billy Lombardo
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How to Hold a Woman (edition 2009)

by Billy Lombardo (Author)

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Title:How to Hold a Woman
Authors:Billy Lombardo (Author)
Info:OV Books (2009), 166 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:*****
Tags:owned-books, chicago, re-reading

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Lombardo tells a sad story through a series of short excerpts that link together to reveal the dynamics of one family's struggle and realizations. Even if it's not the most captivating thing I've read lately, the conciseness and creative approach made it well worthwhile. ( )
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An emotionally powerful book; it is organic, surprising, and edgy in a way that will appeal to male readers as well as female readers. It has the potential to be groundbreaking in its raw, honest portrayal of a just-barely-functioning family. Billy Lombardo is interested in the beauty of words. He is also a great observer of the world around him, and he is exquisite and precise in getting that world onto the page.

Billy Lombardo is the author of The Logic of a Rose: Chicago Stories, a Chicago Tribune “Best Fiction of 2005” selection. His novel Man With Two Arms is due from The Overlook Press in 2010.

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An emotionally powerful book; it is organic, surprising, and edgy in a way that will appeal to male readers as well as female readers. It has the potential to be groundbreaking in its raw, honest portrayal of a just-barely-functioning family. Billy Lombardo is interested in the beauty of words. He is also a great observer of the world around him, and he is exquisite and precise in getting that world onto the page. Billy Lombardo is the author ofThe Logic of a Rose: Chicago Stories, aChicago Tribune "Best Fiction of 2005" selection. His novelMan With Two Arms is due from The Overlook Press in 2010.

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