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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Love Story by Erich Segal (Harper & Row 1970) (Fiction). This is the story of a love that changes everything. They came form opposite sides of the tracks. He was the golden WASP, she was from the ... Read full review

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Classic for a particular age group (the pre-idiot box era). The very first line is a departure from how such books are written. I get a feeling that today's generation will like the 'direct' writing style. Read full review

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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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