Published: New York : Black Cat, c2012 Description: 153 p.; 19 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780802170903 (pbk.), 0802170900 (pbk.), 0802170900 :, Language: English
First published in Italy in 2010 as Io e te, Giulio Einaudi editore, Torino
Translation first published: Edinburgh : Canongate Books Ltd., 2012
Includes reading group guide
To quell the anxiety of his concerned, socially conscious parents, Lorenzo tells them he's been invited on an exclusive ski vacation. His real plan: for one blessed week, Lorenzo will retreat to a forgotten cellar in his family's apartment building, where he will live in perfect isolation, keeping the adult world at bay. When his estranged half-sister, Olivia, shows up in the cellar unexpectedly, the two become locked in a battle of wills, forced to confront the very demons they are each struggling to escape
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