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Publisher Description

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“THIS IS THE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR. This is it. This is the one...It blew the top of my head off and I haven’t been able to stop thinking or talking about it since.” —Elizabeth Gilbert

“Taddeo spent eight years reporting this groundbreaking book...Breathtaking...Staggeringly intimate.” —Entertainment Weekly

“The most in-depth look at the female sex drive that’s been published in decades.” —New York

“A breathtaking and important book…What a fine thing it is to be enthralled by another writer’s sentences. To be stunned by her intellect and heart.” —Cheryl Strayed

Desire as we’ve never seen it before: a riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting

Hailed as “a dazzling achievement” (Los Angeles Times) and “riveting page-turner that explores desire, heartbreak, and infatuation in all its messy, complicated nuance” (The Washington Post), Lisa Taddeo’s Three Women has captivated readers, booksellers, and critics—and topped bestseller lists—worldwide.

In suburban Indiana we meet Lina, a homemaker and mother of two whose marriage, after a decade, has lost its passion. Starved for affection, Lina battles daily panic attacks and, after reconnecting with an old flame through social media, embarks on an affair that quickly becomes all-consuming. In North Dakota we meet Maggie, a seventeen-year-old high school student who allegedly has a clandestine physical relationship with her handsome, married English teacher; the ensuing criminal trial will turn their quiet community upside down. Finally, in an exclusive enclave of the Northeast, we meet Sloane—a gorgeous, successful, and refined restaurant owner—who is happily married to a man who likes to watch her have sex with other men and women.

Based on years of immersive reporting and told with astonishing frankness and immediacy, Three Women is both a feat of journalism and a triumph of storytelling, brimming with nuance and empathy. “A work of deep observation, long conversations, and a kind of journalistic alchemy” (Kate Tuttle, NPR), Three Women introduces us to three unforgettable women—and one remarkable writer—whose experiences remind us that we are not alone.

GENRE
Nonfiction
NARRATOR
MS
Mena Suvari
LENGTH
11:24
hr min
RELEASED
2019
July 9
PUBLISHER
Simon & Schuster Audio
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
562.3
MB

Customer Reviews

Gigi GP ,

Sound is very low!

Content is great, but sound is MUCH lower than average audio books. Probably a bug that should be fixed.

Pacoenhouston ,

Three Women

Very interesting insight for a man. Seldom a man has the opportunity to learn and understand the emotional needs of a lady. Even though this work doesn’t cover the wide variety of tastes and wants, it provides us (men) with valuable information as to the complexity of thought and feeling a woman is subject to.

Thank you Lisa Taddeo for such a wonderful work.

mtnmummy93 ,

Not non-fiction

Don’t be tricked into thinking this is an informative text in any way. The authors voice and descriptions are all her own- under the guise of a research text. Listening to it was unlike a work of ‘non fiction’...

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