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The Weeping Woman

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
Winner of the prestigious Azorin Prize for Fiction, the best-selling novel about love, sacrifice, and Picasso's mistress, Dora Maar.

A writer resembling Zoe Valdes - a Cuban exile living in Paris with her husband and young daughter - is preparing a novel on the life of Dora Maar, one of the most promising artists in the Surrealist movement, until she met Pablo Picasso. The middle-aged Picasso was already the god of the art world's avant-garde. Dora became his lover, muse, and ultimately, his victim. She became The Weeping Woman captured in his famous portrait, the mistress he betrayed with other mistress-muses, and their affair ended with her commitment to an asylum at the hands of Picasso's friends. The writer's research centers on a mysterious trip to Venice that Dora took 15 years later, in the company of two young gay men who were admirers of Picasso, including the biographer James Lord. After this episode, Dora cut off contact with the world and secluded herself in her Paris apartment until her death. "After Picasso, God," she would say. What happened in Venice? The more the writer investigates, the more she finds herself implicated in a story of passion taken to the extremes.

In The Weeping Woman, prize-winning novelist Zoe Valdes narrates the journey of a woman who would do anything and everything for love. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for listeners interested in fiction - novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times best seller or a national best seller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

March 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Weeping Woman: A Novel
Author(s): Zoe Valdes
ISBN: 1-62872-581-8 / 978-1-62872-581-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade
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Paperback Editions

January 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Weeping Woman: A Novel
Author(s): Zoe Valdes
ISBN: 1-62872-822-1 / 978-1-62872-822-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Weeping Woman, The
Author(s): Zoe Valdes
ISBN: 1-5318-6989-0 / 978-1-5318-6989-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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April 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Weeping Woman: A Novel
Author(s): Zoe Valdes, David Frye (Translator)
Publisher: Audible Studios
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April 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Weeping Woman: A Novel
Author(s): Zoe Valdes, David Frye (Translator)
Publisher: Audible Studios
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April 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Weeping Woman: A Novel
Author(s): Zoe Valdes, David Frye (Translator)
Publisher: Audible Studios
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April 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Weeping Woman: A Novel
Author(s): Zoe Valdes, David Frye (Translator)
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

March 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Weeping Woman: A Novel
Author(s): Zoe Valdes
Publisher: Arcade
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March 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Weeping Woman: A Novel
Author(s): Zoe Valdes
Publisher: Arcade
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