Andre Dubus III “Dirty Love”

November 27th, 2013

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People seek gratification from food, sex, work, and love. Sometimes all at the same time, and sometimes with unintended consequences.

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In his book of interconnected novellas “Dirty Love,” Andre Dubus III writes about characters who, it is said, walk out the back door of one story and into the next.

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Andre Dubus III “Townie”

April 18th, 2011

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Can a boy whose adolescence is steeped in violence break the cycle and emerge a better, more empathetic man? Meet Andre Dubus III, bestselling author, son of a literary lion, and living proof that the cycle can be broken.

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In his memoir “Townie,” Dubus describes what happened to his family when his father, famed short story author Andre Dubus, left them to fend for themselves on the wrong side of the tracks in a blue-collar Massachusetts town. But this story, instead of ending with Dubus being led away to prison, or worse, is a faith-renewing account of how one young man, hungry to understand the victims of violence, found answers in his writing.

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Andre Dubus III “The Garden of Last Days”

June 16th, 2008

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It’s the eve of the September 11th attacks, and in a seedy strip club in Florida a Muslim immigrant named Bassam is at once fascinated and repulsed by the earthly pleasures he’s indulging in.

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But in Andre Dubus III‘s novel “The Garden of Last Days,” another drama is unfolding, too, as another customer makes an impulsive decision that could unravel his life and others.

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