Damn Love by Jasmine Beach-Ferrara audiobook

Damn Love

By Jasmine Beach-Ferrara
Read by various narrators

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6.05 Hours Unabridged
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Set in San Francisco and North Carolina, the linked stories in Damn Love introduce us to characters struggling with love in all its complicated forms, including a young doctor getting over a breakup with the help of a patient, a newly married gay man who reconnects with his estranged mother, a trio of physicists caught in a surprising love triangle, and a soldier who takes secrets with her to the Iraqi desert. Together, these stories report out from the fault lines of American life, uncertain territory where identity, risk, and desire co-mingle, and where reconciliation can be found in even the most flawed efforts to connect.

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Summary

Summary

Set in San Francisco and North Carolina, the linked stories in Damn Love introduce us to characters struggling with love in all its complicated forms, including a young doctor getting over a breakup with the help of a patient, a newly married gay man who reconnects with his estranged mother, a trio of physicists caught in a surprising love triangle, and a soldier who takes secrets with her to the Iraqi desert.

Together, these stories report out from the fault lines of American life, uncertain territory where identity, risk, and desire co-mingle, and where reconciliation can be found in even the most flawed efforts to connect.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The characters in these linked stories navigate love and loss with a touching urgency that feels particularly American.” People
“The characters here range from personal success to perennial striver and several variations thereof, and they each look for love with a mix of patience and determination, waiting to see if it comes through in the end.” Lambda Literary Review
“Whether she’s writing about gay or straight relationships, the dynamics of family ties or friendships, Beach-Ferrara’s exploration of the numerous types of love are spot-on in her debut short story collection.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Jasmine Beach-Ferrara

Author Bio: Jasmine Beach-Ferrara

Jasmine Beach-Ferrara received her MFA from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers and was a 2010 NEA Literature Fellow. Her stories have appeared in American Short Fiction, Crazyhorse, the Harvard Review, and other publications. She is a minister in the United Church of Christ and the executive director of the Campaign for Southern Equality, which promotes LGBT rights in the South. She and her wife live in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 6.05
Audience: Adult
Language: English