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Beautiful Losers

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Written by Leonard CohenAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Leonard Cohen

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: November 2, 1993
  • Price: $16.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-74825-0 (0-679-74825-3)
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One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, Beautiful Losers is Cohen’ s most defiant and uninhibited work. The novel centres upon the hapless members of a love triangle united by their sexual obsessions and by their fascination with Catherine Tekakwitha, the 17th-century Mohawk saint.

By turns vulgar, rhapsodic, and viciously witty, Beautiful Losers explores each character’s attainment of a state of self-abandonment, in which the sensualist cannot be distinguished from the saint.