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Half

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  • FICTION HARR (CEN)

Publication Information

Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2020]

Physical Description

272 pages ; 22 cm

Summary

Growing up, identical twins Paula and Artis speak in one voice--until they can't. After years apart, with lives, partners, and children of their own, they are reunited on the occasion of their father's funeral. Seeking to repair the damage wrought upon their relationship by outside forces, the twins retrace their early lives to uncover what happened--but risk unraveling their carefully constructed cocoons. Written in spare, lyrical prose, Half is an achingly beautiful story of intimacy and loss, revealing the complexity--and cost--of sharing your life entirely with someone else. Sharon Harrigan deftly explores how fierce love can also be the very thing that leads to heartbreak and betrayal.

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