It Ended Badly

It Ended Badly

Thirteen of the Worst Breakups in History

Book - 2015
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"In It Ended Badly, New York Observer columnist Jennifer Wright guides you through thirteen of the worst breakups of notable figures in history" from Emperor Nero to Oskar Kokoschka and Norman Mailer. "--
Publisher: New York :, Henry Holt and Co.,, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781627792868
Branch Call Number: 302.0207 Wright 11/2015
Characteristics: xii, 240 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm


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Feb 13, 2018

What better way to mend a broken heart than a laugh-out-loud book about the most famous break-ups of all time? Whether you keep making mistakes in romance (like Henry VIII), or you're always optimistic that things will work out (like Debbie Reynolds), then these are stories you'll love. And remember, no matter how badly you've behaved after a break-up, at least you're not Lady Caroline Lamb, who sent Lord Byron a gift...*ahem*...that only she could give.

Chapel_Hill_AmandaG Jun 30, 2016

This a collection of 13 breakup stories that are guaranteed to make anyone feel better about their romantic history. I enjoyed the lighthearted tone and the heavy sprinkling of pop culture references. Overall this was a super easy, fun read and you come away with a little bit of extra history knowledge!

CMLibrary_sdeason Jan 27, 2016

Wonderful telling of history! For a regular fiction reader, this is a fantastic non-fiction book.

Dec 21, 2015

One of the best books I have read about terrible break ups. You won't feel so bad about the poor choices in dating when you read this.


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