We the Animals (Paperback)
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Paperback 144 Pages / Published: 07/03/2013
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Three brothers tear their way through childhood - smashing tomatoes all over each other, building kites from rubbish, hiding when their parents do battle, tiptoeing around the house as their mother sleeps off her graveyard shift. Paps and Ma are from Brooklyn - he's Puerto Rican, she's white. Barely out of childhood themselves, their love is a serious, dangerous thing. Life in this family is fierce and absorbing, full of chaos and heartbreak and the euphoria of belonging completely to one another. From the intense familial unity felt by a child to the profound alienation he endures as he begins to forge his own way in the world, this beautiful novel reinvents the coming-of-age story in a way that is sly and incredibly powerful.

Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 9781847083968
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 109 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 10 mm

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“Small but packs a punch”

A breathtaking take on the coming of age novel. Brilliantly written, pared down and full of vitality. Snapshots of a tight-knitted family, at first full of high jinks, then turning much darker as the young narrator... More

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