Here Lies My Heart

Here Lies My Heart

Essays on Why We Marry, Why We Don't, and What We Find There

Book - 1999
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This book is for the once, never, and much married. For believers and skeptics, love's fools and love's thieves. It is for people with long memories and long histories and for people who reinvent themselves in every new town, new decade, new relationship. This book is for everyone whose heart lies where it should, where it shouldn't, and, in the end, where it must. -Amy Bloom, from the Foreword

In these intensely personal essays, contemporary writers probe their experiences in and thoughts about one of our most enduring social and cultural institutions. Husbands and wives celebrate marriages that work, mourn those that don't, and write frankly about adultery. Includes essays by Mark Doty, Gerald Early, Barbara Ehrenreich, Cynthia Heimel, Vivian Gornick, Phillip Lopate, Nancy Mairs, and David Mamet.
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c1999
ISBN: 9780807062173
0807062170
Call Number: 155.645 H42
Characteristics: ix, 209 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Jhee, Catherine
Chasman, Deborah

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