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. "--
"A history of heartbreak-replete with beheadings, uprisings, creepy sex dolls, and celebrity gossip-and its disastrously bad consequences throughout time,"--Amazon.com.
From ancient Rome to medieval England to 1950s Hollywood, Wright guides you through the worst of the worst in historically bad breakups. She educates, entertains-- and really puts your own bad breakup conduct into perspective. For anyone who's ever loved and lost and maybe sent one too many ill-considered late-night emails to their ex, just remember-- no matter how badly you've behaved, no one is as bad as Henry VIII.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781627792868
1627792864
9781627792875
Branch Call Number: 306.7 WRIGHT
Characteristics: xii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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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.

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devonthelibrarian
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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