What Becomes of the Brokenhearted Pdf

What Becomes of the Brokenhearted

Number of page: 288
Author: E. Lynn Harris
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780385495066
Category: Biography & Autobiography

For almost a decade, beloved storyteller E. Lynn Harris has welcomed you into his family with his passionate, warm and trail-blazing novels. Now, he invites you into the most intimate world ever–his own.Since his first book Invisible Life was published in the early 1990s, New York Times bestselling author E. Lynn Harris has wowed, charmed and romanced millions of readers. As a master storyteller, E. Lynn Harris has created an intimate and glamorous world centered around his signature themes of love, friendship and family. People all over the world have fallen in love with his characters and laughed and cried with them. Now, in his most daring act yet, E. Lynn Harris writes the memoir of his life–from his childhood in Arkansas as a closeted gay boy through his struggling days as a self-published author to his rise as a New York Times bestselling author. In What Becomes of the Brokenhearted, E. Lynn Harris shares an extraordinary life touched by loneliness and depression, but more important, he reveals the triumphant life of a small-town dreamer who was able through writing to make his dreams–and more–come true.

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About The Author

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, Just 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.

  • A Google UserA Google User
    Review: What Becomes of the Brokenhearted: A Memoir E. Lynn Harris’s novels about black middle class homosexual and heterosexual life have captured the fancy of thousands of readers. His success is remarkable because his honesty about gay, bisexual and “confused” African American men hasn’t turned off women readers and has sparked discussion about male secrecy, sex and lies. Many of his readers, myself among them, have wondered about the
  • lorenzo campbelllorenzo campbell
    Best Book Ever Its sort of like the book the other wes moore you could have kinda guessed he was homosexual when he twirled around in front of Ben like his sisters.The rest of the story with his real father was just so interesting and how he went to Hall was all interesting.I had to read this book for school
  • Misty BrownMisty Brown
    Great book Enjoyed it just as much as I did all the rest of his books.
  • Rashiem PierceRashiem Pierce
    Life! This book has help set me free from depression and the many thoughts about being a gay black man. Im thankful to E. Lynn for showing me through his writing that love does exist. Love starts with ourselves. I can finally look in the mirror and tell myself that I love me!!
  • Shay MaysShay Mays
    A great read 🤗 I couldn’t put this book down until I finished it.
  • MrsPeachumMrsPeachum
    LibraryThing Review I have never read a novel by E. Lynn Harris. I heard about him for the first time through a podcast from the Philadelphia Library and he sounded like a very interesting person. He grew up in Arkansas
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