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Take This Man: A Memoir Paperback – 23 June 2015

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"Hilarious and deeply moving...This is a wild read that will move you to tears and laughter simultaneously."

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Brando Skyhorse's debut novel, The Madonnas of Echo Park, won the 2011 PEN/Hemingway Award and the Sue Kaufman Award for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His memoir, Take This Man, was named one of Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Books of 2014 and one of NBC News's 10 Best Latino Books of 2014. Skyhorse is a graduate of Stanford University and the MFA Writers' Workshop program at UC Irvine.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition (23 June 2015)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 272 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1439170894
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1439170892
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.97 x 1.73 x 21.27 cm
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Born and raised in Echo Park, California, Brando Skyhorse is a graduate of Stanford University and the MFA Writers’ Workshop program at UC Irvine.

His first book, The Madonnas of Echo Park, received the 2011 PEN/Hemingway award and the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His next book, Take This Man, is a memoir to be published in June 2014.

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