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    I See You Everywhere (Paperback) By (author) Julia Glass

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    DescriptionLouisa and Clem: two sisters who love each other more the further they move apart. Louisa is the elder one, the conscientious student, precise and careful, who yearns for a good marriage, a career, a family. Clem, the archetypal younger sibling, is the rebel: uncontainable, iconoclastic, committed to her work but not to the men who fall for her. Alternating between their voices, I See You Everywhere opens when the sisters are in their early twenties and unfolds through their lives in a vivid, heart-rending story of what we can and cannot do for those we love. Their complex bond, Louisa observes, is 'like a double helix, two souls coiling around a common axis, joined yet never touching'. Alive with the same sensual detail and riveting characterization that marks Julia Glass' previous novels, See You Everywhere is a powerful and moving double portrait that reveals the very nature of sisterhood.


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    Title
    I See You Everywhere
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Julia Glass
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 211 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780099502937
    ISBN 10: 0099502933
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC22: FIC, 813.6
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    Thema V1.0: FB
    Publisher
    Cornerstone
    Imprint name
    ARROW BOOKS LTD
    Publication date
    06 August 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Julia Glass was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts, and her short stories have been honoured with three Nelson Algren Awards and the Tobias Wolff Award. Her first novel, Three Junes, won the 2002 National Book Award for Fiction. Until recently a longtime New Yorker, she now lives with her family in Massachusetts.
    Review quote
    "The best novels entrance us by showing what is missed in life as much as by what's discovered; this is one." Daily Telegraph "Rich, intricate and alive with emotion ... Glass has used the edges and color blocks of her own life to build an honest portrait of sister-love and sister-hate" New York Times Book Review "Louisa and Clem, the sisters at the very centre of this wonderfully vivid, truthful novel, are (as Louisa puts it) "not exactly soul mates. Historically we're kind of like England and France"... [a] quarter century of their lives unfolds, switching between their two voices, kept beautifully distinct by Glass." The Times "The beauty of this story lies in its rich detail and the descriptions of the emotions and events that have shaped the sisters' complex relationship. A riveting and intricate read." Candis "An engaging and intelligent page-turner" Publishers Weekly