Title Profile & Character Information

The History of Love

Annotation
ONE OF THE MOST LOVED NOVELS OF THE DECADE

A long-lost book reappears, mysteriously connecting an old man searching for his son and a girl seeking a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness.

New York Times Bestseller Winner of the William Saroyan International Prize for Writin Winner of the Borders Original Voices Awar Finalist for the Orange Priz #1 Booksense Pic Winner of the Edward Lewis Wallant Awar Winner of France's Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger Awar



Awards
2005  Original Voices Award

Characters
NameGursky, Leo
GenderMale
TraitsPolish American
Refugee
Father

NameSinger, Alma
GenderFemale

GenreFiction
Psychological
Love story
TopicsLost loves
Death of a spouse
Death of a parent
Search for love
Immigrants
Refugees
Books and reading
SettingNew York City