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The dangers of proximal alphabets: A Novel

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Ida grew up with Jackson and James--where there was "I" there was a "J." She's just always had them around. While the world outside saw them as friends, to each other they formed a family unit, not drawn from blood but from a deep need to fill a void in their single-parent households. Theirs was a relationship of communication without speaking, understanding without judgment, intimacy without rules. But as the three mature, Ida and Jackson become more than just siblings. When Jackson's somnambulism produces violent outbursts and James is hospitalized, Ida is paralyzed by the events that threaten to shatter her family.
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