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About the Book

Say Her Name

A Best Book of the Year:

The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Entertainment Weekly, Boston Globe, New York, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Publishers Weekly, The Guardian, The Independent, Evening Standard

Celebrated novelist Francisco Goldman was barely two years into his marriage to the beautiful young writer Aura Estrada when, on their belated honeymoon, Aura broke her neck while bodysurfing. Francisco was blamed for Aura’s death by her family and, overcome with guilt, he wanted to die too. Instead, he wrote his Prix Femina–winning novel, SAY HER NAME, “a work of raw grief refined into lyrical elegance” (Sunday Telegraph) that has captured the hearts of readers and reviewers across the globe. Without pathos, Goldman brings his love back to life. SAY HER NAME is a love story, a bold inquiry into destiny and accountability, and a tribute to Aura --- who she was and who should would have been.


Say Her Name
by Francisco Goldman

  • Publication Date: April 10, 2012
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Grove Press
  • ISBN-10: 0802145809
  • ISBN-13: 9780802145802