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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication date June 11, 2013
Pages 186
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780374533878
ISBN-10 0374533873
Dimensions 0.25 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California. George is a gay middle-aged English professor, adjusting to solitude after the tragic death of his young partner. He is determined to persist in the routines of his former life. A Single Man follows him over the course of an ordinary twenty-four hours. Behind his British reserve, tides of grief, rage, and loneliness surgeā€•but what is revealed is a man who loves being alive despite all the everyday injustices.

When Christopher Isherwood's A Single Man first appeared, it shocked many with its frank, sympathetic, and moving portrayal of a gay man in maturity. Isherwood's favorite of his own novels, it now stands as a classic lyric meditation on life as an outsider.



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Paperback
Book cover for 9780374520380 Book cover for 9780374533878 Book cover for 9780816638628
 
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Reprint edition from Farrar Straus & Giroux (June 11, 2013)
9780374533878 | details & prices | 186 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California.
Reprint edition from Univ of Minnesota Pr (April 1, 2001)
9780816638628 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $15.95
About: A professor at a California university in the 1960s must deal with loneliness and a sense of disconnection after the death of his longtime partner.
Reprint edition from Farrar Straus & Giroux (August 1, 1996)
9780374520380 | details & prices | 8.25 × 5.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $11.00
About: A wondrously conceived story spanning twenty-four hours in the life of a middle-aged expatriate British professor of English at a California university, A Single Man was described by Stephen Spender as "an absolutely devastating, unnerving, brillant book.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781615730582
 
With Simon Prebble (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Highbridge Co (December 22, 2009)
9781615730582 | details & prices | 5.00 × 6.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $24.95

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