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How They Met, and Other Stories

Levithan, David (Book - 2008 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
How They Met, and Other Stories

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A collection of eighteen stories describing the surprises, sacrifices, doubts, pain, and joy of falling in love.
Authors: Levithan, David
Title: How they met, and other stories
Publisher: New York :, Alfred A. Knopf,, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 244 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: David Levithan
Contents: Starbucks boy
Miss Lucy had a steamboat
The alumni interview
The good witch
The escalator, a love story
The number of people who meet on airplanes
Andrew Chang
Flirting with waiters
Lost sometimes
Breaking and entering
Skipping the prom
A romantic inclination
What a song can do
Without saying
How they met
Memory dance
Summary: A collection of eighteen stories describing the surprises, sacrifices, doubts, pain, and joy of falling in love.
ISBN: 9780375848865
Branch Call Number: y LEVITHAN
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Report This Aug 22, 2012
  • BookWormChelly rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Spectacular! I love the different point of views in each story. Especially Miss Lucy Steam Boat LOL. Great book.

Report This Aug 11, 2012
  • CenturysEnigma rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I loved how different the characters were. It's perfect for everyone to relate to

How They Met is the perfect collection of love stories. Why? Because it has something for everyone. Whether you're sobbing over your first breakup or sitting at home after a perfect date, you can find solace or encouragement or shared happiness in at least one of Levithan's eighteen short stories. From the little girl who sets her babysitter up with the barista boy of his dream, to prom dates gone awry, to the girl who pines over one waiter for years, How They Met is a book that tells of love in many forms, for many different people. Don't let this book pass you by—no matter who you are, or where you are in your life, there's something here for you.


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