The Things We Do to Make It Home: A Novel
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  • Paperback
  • 226
  • September 2009
  • 9781609804282

The Things We Do to Make It Home: A Novel

Beverly Gologorsky

A New York Times Notable Book
A Los Angeles Times Best Fiction Book
Barnes & Noble Discover Great Writers Award Finalist

An emotionally charged story of passionate love, unfulfilled desire, and an American dream gone totally awry, Beverly Gologorsky's poignant, unadorned novel lays bare the destructive impact of the Vietnam War on the wives, lovers, and children of veterans. This haunting story of devotion and loss will speak to anyone who has suffered the effects of an unwinnable war.

About Beverly Gologorsky

BEVERLY GOLOGORSKY is the author of the acclaimed novel The Things We Do to Make it Home, originally published by Random House in 1999, reissued by Seven Stories in 2009, named a Notable Book by the New York Times, Best Fiction by Los Angeles Times, and a finalist for the Barnes and Noble Discover Great Writers Award. Her work has appeared in anthologies and magazines, including the New York Times, Newsweek, The Nation, and the LA Times. Former editor of two political journals, Viet-Report and Leviathan, noted for her historical contribution to Feminists Who Changed America, Gologorsky has contributed essays to Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from all Sides and The Friend Who Got Away: Twenty Women's True-Life Tales of Friendships that Blew Up, Burned Out or Faded Away, among others.

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