Dying Young

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Doubleday, 1990 - Fiction - 277 pages
17 Reviews
Victor, a 33-year-old intellectual, has decided to end his treatment for leukemia and live out the remainder of his life in a small coastal community. He falls in love with the girl he hired to care for him, and their romance is fraught with uncertainty.

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User Review  - Sophie - Goodreads

I had expected more. Dying young is about a young woman who cares for her dying man but she falls in love with another man. And as if that wasn't enough, these 2 men become friends. I expected a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Claudia Reinfelds - Goodreads

"In my mind I see Victor, stubbing out his cigarette, staring at our apartment's oak door. He is wearing an expression I have never seen before, a private face, vivid, nervous, not to be shared. He is taking an awful long time to stand and go inside, but he is going." Read full review


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MARTI LEIMBACH is the author of several novels, including the international bestseller "Dying Young," which was made into a major motion picture starring Julia Roberts. Born in Washington, D.C., she attended the Creative Writing program at the University of California, Irvine, and Harvard University. She currently lives in England and teaches at Oxford University's Creative Writing program.

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