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Pure Poetry (2000) [Novel]
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Meet Lila Moscowitz, a smart-mouthed, Jewish American beauty with a voracious appetite for sex, a remarkable talent for outrageous lies, and an unerring knack for screwing up her life. An accomplished poet, renowned for writing "smut and filth in terza rima," she goes about her life in Pure Poetry with enough attitude and verve to win your heart forever. But since fleeing the all-consuming passion of her marriage to Max, the sexy German, she can no longer compose so much as a couplet; ghosts have taken over her Greenwich Village apartment, and the contrast between her feelings for her present lover and her former husband is breaking her heart. And neither her best friend, Carmen, nor her cross-dressing analyst, Leon, is able to soothe her angst over her impending thirty eighth birthday, an occasion fraught with a thirty-seven year tradition of emotional devastation. But time waits for no woman, and the dreaded birthday does bring insight: Love can be undone by the same desires that nurture it. Lila knows that she has got to take action, and in doing so she comes to realize some startling truths about herself, her capacity for love, and the nature of true freedom.

Original title: Pure Poetry
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionWomen's Fiction
FictionGeneral FictionEthnic And MulticulturalJewish

Edition #1: Pure Poetry

Pure Poetry (2000)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Pure Poetry (March 16, 2000)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 0684864711
Dimensions: 5.8 x 8.8 x 1.1 in
Pages: 192

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