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An Unnecessary Woman

by Rabih Alameddine

An Unnecessary Woman
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  • First Published:
    Feb 2014, 320 pages
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    Nov 2014, 304 pages

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I did not wait for the smell of him to dissipate on its own. I expunged it.

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Excerpted from An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine. Copyright © 2014 by Rabih Alameddine. Excerpted by permission of Grove Press. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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