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We are all completely beside ourselves
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Published:
New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2013.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
310 pages ; 22 cm.
Status:
Annex - Adult Fiction has 2
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Description
The New York Times bestselling author of The Jane Austen Book Club introduces a middle-class American family that is ordinary in every way but one in this novel that won the PEN/Faulkner Award and was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize. Meet the Cooke family: Mother and Dad, brother Lowell, sister Fern, and Rosemary, who begins her story in the middle. She has her reasons. "I was raised with a chimpanzee," she explains. "I tell you Fern was a chimp and already you aren't thinking of her as my sister. But until Fern's expulsion...she was my twin, my funhouse mirror, my whirlwind other half and I loved her as a sister." As a child, Rosemary never stopped talking. Then, something happened, and Rosemary wrapped herself in silence. In We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler weaves her most accomplished work to date--a tale of loving but fallible people whose well-intentioned actions lead to heartbreaking consequences. "A gripping, big-hearted book...through the tender voice of her protagonist, Fowler has a lot to say about family, memory, language, science, and indeed the question of what constitutes a human being."--Khaled Hosseini
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780142180822 (trade pbk.), 9780399162091, 0399162097

Notes

General Note
"A Marian Wood book."
Description
Coming of age in middle America, eighteen-year-old Rosemary evaluates how her entire youth was defined by the presence and forced removal of an endearing chimpanzee who was secretly regarded as a family member and who Rosemary loved as a sister.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Fowler, K. J. (2013). We are all completely beside ourselves. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fowler, Karen Joy. 2013. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fowler, Karen Joy, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Fowler, Karen Joy. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2013. Print.

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