Love Story

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HarperCollins, Jan 8, 2002 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Oliver Barrett IV, a wealthy jock from a stuffy WASP family on his way to a Harvard degree and a career in law . . . Jenny Cavilleri, a sharp-tongued, working-class beauty studying music at Radcliffe . . .

Opposites in nearly every way, Oliver and Jenny are kindred spirits from vastly different worlds. Falling deeply and powerfully, their attraction to one another defies everything they have ever believed—as they share a passion far greater than anything they dreamed possible . . . and explore the wonder of a love that must end too soon.

One of the most adored novels of our time, this is the book that defined a generation—a story of uncompromising devotion, of life as it really is . . . and love that changes everything.

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I thought Erich Segal's "Love Story" would be great. - Goodreads
Very well formed by the Writer. - Goodreads
Love Story" is a story about a love. - Goodreads
Love Story is a phenomenal experience. - Goodreads
Just as I bid the genre farewell, I met Love Story. - Goodreads

Review: Love Story (Love Story #1)

User Review  - Fergie - Goodreads

I know it's been said before, but my biggest complaint against the book is perhaps the premise on which it's set (with the tag line, "Love is never having to say you're sorry."). My interpretation of ... Read full review

Review: Love Story (Love Story #1)

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If 70's writers were teen celebrities, Erich Segal would have been Bobby Sherman or, to use a more contemporary analogy, Justin Beiber. But there is no analogy or scale on earth that would describe ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Erich Segal's first three novels, Love Story, Oliver's Story, and Man, Woman and Child, were all international bestsellers and became major motion pictures. His fourth novel, The Class, was a New York Times bestseller and won literary prizes in both France and Italy. Segal is also the author of Doctors, and most recently, Acts of Faith and Prizes.

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