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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (2013)

Published: [S.l.]: Penguin Group US, 2013
Description:  320 p
ISBN/ISSN: 9781101595688,
Language:  English

The New York Times bestselling author of The Jane Austen Book Club introduces a middle-class American family, ordinary in every way but one Meet the Cooke family: Mother and Dad, brother Lowell, sister Fern, and Rosemary, who begins her story in the middle. She has her reasons. “I was raised with a chimpanzee,” she explains. “I tell you Fern was a chimp and already you aren't thinking of her as my sister. But until Fern's expulsion she was my twin, my funhouse mirror, my whirlwind other half and I loved her as a sister.” As a child, Rosemary never stopped talking. Then, something happened, and Rosemary wrapped herself in silence. In We Are All Completely beside Ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler weaves her most accomplished work to date a tale of loving but fallible people whose well-intentioned actions lead to heartbreaking consequences

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