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What Becomes of the Brokenhearted: A Memoir by  E. Lynn Harris - Hardcover - 2nd Printing. - 2003 - from KingChamp Books and Biblio.co.uk

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What Becomes of the Brokenhearted: A Memoir

by Harris, E. Lynn

Condition: Good +/Very Good


NY: Doubleday (Random House), 2003. Ex-Library. Good +. Boards with Cloth Spine Strip. 2nd Printing.. 266 pp. Mylar protector on dust jacket. Ex-library stampings. Still sturdy and text clean. Harris relates his struggles in a broken black family in Arkansas, his challenges in coming out as gay, and obstacles in launching a writing career. He self-published his first book but later ones became best-sellers. He died of a heart attack in 2009. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

E. LYNN HARRIS is a former IBM computer sales executive and a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He is the author of eight novels: A Love of My Own , Any Way the Wind Blows , Not a Day Goes By , Abide with Me , If This World Were Mine , This Too Shall Pass , Just As I Am , and Invisible Life . In 1996 and 2002, J ust As I Am and Any Way the Wind Blows were both named Novel of the Year by the Blackboard African American Bestsellers, Inc. If This World Were Mine won the James Baldwin Award for Literary Excellence. In 2000 and 2001 Harris was named one of the fifty-five “Most Intriguing African Americans” by Ebony and inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. In 2002, Harris was included in Savoy magazine’s “100 Leaders and Heroes in Black America.” Harris divides his time between New York City and Atlanta, Georgia.




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