Three Women

Lisa Taddeo (Author)
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Description

From a thrilling new talent, Lisa Taddeo, Three Women is a mesmerizing work of narrative journalism--reported over eight years--about the sex lives and desires of three ordinary American women.
Lina, a homemaker in suburban Indiana, is a decade into a passionless marriage when she embarks on an affair that quickly becomes all-consuming and transforms her life. Sloane, a glamorous entrepreneur in the northeast, is married to a man who likes to watch her have sex with other men and women. Maggie, a high school student in North Dakota, begins a relationship with her married English teacher that will have extraordinary consequences for them both--as well as the community in which they live.

For nearly a decade, Lisa Taddeo, an award-winning journalist and longtime contributor to New York magazine and Esquire, embedded herself with three ordinary women to write this deeply immersive account of their erotic lives and longings. The result--shocking, powerful, and timely--reads like George Packer's The Unwinding, but for the state of female desire. Three Women is a major work from an exhilarating new talent.

Product Details

Price
$32.99
Publisher
Thorndike Press Large Print
Publish Date
December 11, 2019
Dimensions
5.6 X 1.0 X 8.6 inches | 1.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Library Binding
EAN/UPC
9781432871222

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About the Author

Lisa Taddeo has contributed to New York magazine, Esquire, Elle, Glamour, 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 is the author of Three Women. She lives with her husband and daughter in New England.

Reviews

"This is one of the most riveting, assured, and scorchingly original debuts I've ever read. Taddeo's beautifully written and unflinching portraits of desire allow her protagonists to be wholly human and wholly, blessedly complex. I can't imagine a scenario where this isn't one of the more important--and breathlessly debated--books of the year."
--Dave Eggers