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The History of Love

(2005)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
The Richard and Judy Best Read of the Year Best Book (nominee)
This extraordinary, heartbreaking novel is truly a history of love: a tale brimming with laughter, passion, and soaring imaginative power. Nicole Krauss's novel features some of the most memorable characters to be seen in contemporary fiction. Leo Gursky who opens the book is an elderly curmudgeon eking out an existence in New York, full of hopeful memories from his childhood and dreams about love and what he has lost. Meanwhile Alma, a young teenager, is trying to find a solution to her mother's loneliness and takes several eccentric paths on her quest to bring happiness back to her family.

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"A beauty of a book, totally alive, made with real energy and nerve and craft. It restores your faith in fiction. It restores all sorts of faith." - Ali Smith


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Hardback Editions

May 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: The History of Love: A Novel
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 0-393-06034-9 / 978-1-4193-4224-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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May 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: The History of love
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 0-670-91554-8 / 978-0-670-91554-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Norton
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April 2005 : Hardback

Title: Today Show Book Club Pick #31
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 5559012769 / 978-5559012766
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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Paperback Editions

August 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The History of Love (Penguin Essentials)
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 0-241-97363-5 / 978-0-241-97363-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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July 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The History of Love: A Novel (12 Copy Display)
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 0-393-32964-X / 978-0-393-32964-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
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April 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The History of Love
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 0-393-32862-7 / 978-0-393-32862-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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April 2006 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: History of Love
Author(s): Krauss Nicole
ISBN: 0-14-102578-6 / 978-0-14-102578-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Imprint unknown
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January 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The History of Love (Penguin Essentials)
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 0-14-101997-2 / 978-0-14-101997-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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July 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The History of Love
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 0-670-91555-6 / 978-0-7394-6149-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking/Allen Lane
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Audio Editions

January 2007 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The History of Love
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 0-14-180707-5 / 978-0-14-180707-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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May 2005 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The History of Love
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
Publisher: Recorded Books
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May 2005 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The History of Love
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
Publisher: Recorded Books
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April 2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: History of Love
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 1-4193-3342-9 / 978-1-4193-3342-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2005 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: The History of Love Unabridged Audiobook
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 1-4193-4070-0 / 978-1-4193-4070-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC
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2005 : USA Audio CD

Title: The History of Love Unabridged
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
ISBN: 1-4193-4072-7 / 978-1-4193-4072-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books LLC
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Kindle Editions

June 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The History of Love (Penguin Essentials)
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
Publisher: Penguin
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May 2006 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The History of Love: A Novel
Author(s): Nicole Krauss
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA