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Eleven-year-old Clara is struggling to find the truth about her missing father and grandfather and her dead twin sister, but her mother refuses to talk. When Clara begins interviewing Georg Kominsky--her elderly neighbor--she finds that he is equally reticent about his own concealed history. Precocious and imaginative, Clara invents versions of Mr. Kominskys past, just as she invents lives for the people missing from her own shadowy history. Her journey of discovery is at the heart of this beautiful story about unlikely friendship and communion, about discovering what matters most in life, and about the search to find the missing pieces of ourselves.

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Eleven-year-old Clara is struggling to find the truth about her missing father and grandfather and her dead twin sister. When she begins interviewing her elderly neighbor, Mr. Kominsky, she invents versions of his past and makes up lives for the people missing from her own shadowy history.

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Alison McGhee was awarded the Great Lakes College Association New Writers Award for her first novel, Rainlight. Born and reared in the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York, she currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312423773
Author:
Mcghee
Publisher:
Picador USA
Author:
McGhee, Alison
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Adirondack Mountains.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Older men
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
03-7
Publication Date:
20030831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.571 in

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