Wives & Lovers: Three Short Novels

Paperback | July 6, 2004

byRichard Bausch

not yet rated|write a review

Wives & Lovers is a collection of three short novels from the author whom the Boston Globe calls "one of the most expert and substantial of our writers."

Requisite Kindness -- published here for the first time -- tells the story of a man who must come to terms with a life of treating women badly when he goes to live with his sister and dying mother. Rare & Endangered Species demonstrates how a wife and mother's suicide reverberates in the small community where she lived, and affects the lives of people who don't even know her. Finally, Spirits is about the pain that men and women can -- and do -- inflict upon each other. These three very different works illuminate the unadorned core of love -- not the showy, more celebrated sort but what remains when lust, jealousy, and passion have been stripped away.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$18.50

In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Wives & Lovers is a collection of three short novels from the author whom the Boston Globe calls "one of the most expert and substantial of our writers."Requisite Kindness -- published here for the first time -- tells the story of a man who must come to terms with a life of treating women badly when he goes to live with his sister and ...

Richard Bausch is the author of nine other novels and seven volumes of short stories. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Playboy, GQ, Harper's Magazine, and other publications, and has been featured in numerous best-of collections, including the O. Henry Awards' Best American Short Stories and New S...

other books by Richard Bausch

The Stories Of Richard Bausch
The Stories Of Richard Bausch

Paperback|Nov 9 2004

$21.00

Peace
Peace

Paperback|Apr 7 2009

$15.14 online$17.00list price(save 10%)
The Selected Stories of Richard Bausch
The Selected Stories of Richard Bausch

Paperback|Apr 23 1996

$22.00

see all books by Richard Bausch
Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.54 inPublished:July 6, 2004Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060571837

ISBN - 13:9780060571832

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Wives & Lovers: Three Short Novels

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

“A nice, brief introduction to this highly regarded American writer.”