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I see you everywhere
Glass, Julia
Adult Fiction GLASS

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From Publishers' Weekly:

Glass's tale of two sisters, one who wants nothing but the best in life, the other who lives on the edge, is a refreshing look at the bonds of sisterhood. Connected no matter how great the distance between them, the sisters' relationship is analyzed in dramatic detail. Mary Stuart Masterson offers a compelling reading, at once genuine and theatrical. She reads as if she were giving an intimate soliloquy, yet sounds as if she were relating events from her own life. Glass reads the less showy role of the good sister and that, combined with Masterson working at the top of her game, produces fewer sparks in this honest and candid look at the human condition. A Pantheon hardcover (Reviews, Aug. 4). (Oct.) Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.

From Library Journal:

Sisters Clement (Clem) and Louisa Jardine alternate recounting their lives from 1980 to 2005, literally traversing the globe in pursuit of fulfillment and, sometimes, love. Clem, four years the younger, is a biologist and wildlife specialist who protects various forms of endangered species, herself included. Louisa is a potter-turned-art magazine writer who feels overshadowed by her daredevil sibling. The book opens as the sisters reconnect in Vermont at the home of their recently deceased great-great-aunt. Family secrets and sorrows are brought to light, with perhaps more on the way. But except for one or two episodes (especially Clem's hospital stay, where we discover the true meaning of the book's title), the women seem aimless and scattershot in their relationships, causing the reader to sigh and say, "Enough already." Glass writes exceptionally well, as evidenced by her earlier work (Three Junes; The Whole World Over), but these dysfunctional family members never quite find their bearings. With questions left unresolved, readers will walk away less than satisfied. Still, Glass is a National Book Award winner, and public libraries should buy for demand. [See Prepub Alert, LJ 6/15/08.]--Bette-Lee Fox, Library Journal (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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