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For almost a decade, beloved storyteller E. Lynn Harris has welcomed you into his family with his passionate, warm, and trailblazing novels. Now he invites you into the most intimate world ever - his own.

Since his first book, Invisible Life, was published in the early 1990s, New York Times best-selling author E. Lynn Harris has wowed, charmed, and romanced millions of readers and listeners. As a master storyteller, E. Lynn Harris has created an intimate and glamorous world centered around his signature themes of love, friendship, and family. People all over the world have fallen in love with his characters and laughed and cried with them.

Now, in his most daring act yet, E. Lynn Harris writes the memoir of his life - from his childhood in Arkansas as a closeted gay boy through his struggling days as a self-published author to his rise as a New York Times best-selling author. In What Becomes of the Brokenhearted, E. Lynn Harris shares an extraordinary life touched by loneliness and depression, but, more important, he reveals the triumphant life of a small-town dreamer who was able through writing to make his dreams - and more - come true.

©2012 E. Lynn Harris (P)2016 Random House Audio

Critic Reviews

"The story of how [Harris] overcame the demons of his past is inspirational." (Entertainment Weekly)
"Emotional, heart-pulling...an in-depth look into the real world of E. Lynn Harris." (QBR, The Black Book Review)
"Has all the dramatic elelments of a compelling work of fiction.... And Harris shares the positive experiences that have helped him become...proud, successful, happy." (The Advocate)

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