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The Giant's House: A Romance

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The year is 1950, and in a small town on Cape Cod twenty-six-year-old librarian Peggy Cort feels like love and life have stood her up. Until the day James Carlson Sweatt-the “over-tall” eleven-year-old boy whos the talk of the town-walks into her library and changes her life forever. Two misfits whose lonely paths cross at the circulation desk, Peggy and James are odd candidates for friendship, but nevertheless they soon find their lives entwined in ways that neither one could have predicted. In James, Peggy discovers the one person whos ever really understood her, and as he grows-six foot five at age twelve, then seven feet, then eight-so does her heart and their most singular romance.

About the Author

Elizabeth McCracken is the recipient of the Harold Vursell Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the PEN/Winship Award. She has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, and Michener foundation, the Fine Arts Center in Provincetown, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She was also honored as one of Grantas 20 Best Writers Under 40.

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PeppermintKatie, January 3, 2010 (view all comments by PeppermintKatie)
I felt like this book got in my head and it was reflected on the page. The characters were amazing and touching, I made friends with them and was sad when it all ended. I bought 6 copies of this book and tell people - "You want to understand how my mind works - read this book!" I think it is an all around fantastic book!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385340892
Author:
Mccracken, Elizabeth
Publisher:
Dial Press
Author:
McCracken, Elizabeth
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Giants
Subject:
Cape cod (mass.)
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.50x5.02x.60 in. .48 lbs.

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