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  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library TAD (Text) 33500013620810 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library TAD (Text) 33500013620828 New Checked out 07/12/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 1982122188
  • ISBN: 9781982122188
  • Physical Description: 221 pages : 22 cm.
  • Edition: First Avid Reader Press Hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Avid Reader Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2022.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Ghost lover -- Forty-two -- Brautiful people -- Padua, 1966 -- Grace Magorian -- Air supply -- Maid Marian -- American girl -- A suburban weekend.
Summary, etc.:
"Behind anonymous screens, an army of cool and beautiful girls manage the dating service Ghost Lover, a forwarding system for text messages that promises to spare you the anguish of trying to stay composed while communicating with your crush. At a star-studded political fundraiser in a Los Angeles mansion, a trio of women compete to win the heart of the slick guest of honor. In a tense hospital waiting room, an inseparable pair of hard-partying friends crash into life's responsibilities, but the magic of their glory days comes alive again at the moment they least expect it. In these nine riveting stories--which include two Pushcart Prize winners and a finalist for the National Magazine Award--Lisa Taddeo brings to life the fever of obsession, the blindness of love, and the mania of grief. Featuring Taddeo's arresting prose that continues to thrill her legions of fans, Ghost Lover dares you to look away."--Amazon.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2022 June #1
    Readers of Taddeo's nonfiction debut, Three Women (2019), and first novel, Animal (2021), will feel at home with the cast of women who haunt her first short-story collection: powerful, incisive, deep-feeling people who chase sex and love, often as they run from trauma and other hurts. The title story is named for the dating app its now-famous protagonist, pining for her ex, developed: a program that coolly responds to lovers' messages on users' behalf. A dating app is also key to Grace Magorian, in which Grace emails Venus customer service after her crush, a man going by DigLitt, sends her an empty message and vanishes. In the memorable Air Supply, the narrator recalls a teenage trip to Puerto Rico with her best friend, its surprises and dangers. How did we get by? we think. And yet when we look back on the past, mostly we see happiness. In Taddeo's tantalizing stories, seven of nine of which have been previously published, death seeps in through the cracks, but so does lightness, humor, and a kind of freedom. Copyright 2022 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Lisa Taddeo is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Three Women, which she is adapting as a dramatic series at Showtime, and the novel Animal. She has contributed to The New York TimesNew York, EsquireElleGlamour, and many other publications. Her nonfiction has been included in the Best American Sports Writing and Best American Political Writing anthologies, and her short stories have won two Pushcart Prizes. She lives with her husband and daughter in New England.

Subject: Grief > Fiction.
Dating services > Fiction.
Love > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Dating services.
Grief.
Love.
Genre: Fiction.
Short stories.
Short stories.
Romance fiction.

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