Why Can't I be You

Why Can't I be You

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At one time or another, everyone has wished they could be someone else. Exploring this universal longing, Allie Larkin follows up the success of her debut novel, Stay, with a moving portrait of friendship and identity. When Jenny Shaw hears someone shout ?Jessie!? across a hotel lobby, she impulsively answers. All her life, Jenny has toed the line, but something propels her to seize the opportunity to become Jessie Morgan, a woman to whom she bears an uncanny resemblance. Lonely in her own life, Jenny is embraced by Jessie's warm circle of friends ? and finds unexpected romance. But when she delves into Jessie's past, Jenny discovers a secret that spurs her to take another leap into the unknown. Brilliant . . . It's not until we?ve let go of who we think we should be that we can discover who we actually are.? ? Amy Hatvany, author of Outside the Lines Allie Larkin's latest explores an intriguing question: What if you could shed your own life, and step into someone else?s? Why Can't I Be You is a thoughtful and compulsively readable examination of identity, friendship, and trust ? and what happens when all three spectacularly collide.? ? Sarah Pekkanen, author of These Girls
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 127 x 140 x 19mm
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1469254026
  • 9781469254029

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2,271 ratings
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2 7% (153)
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