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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Its now on my favorite book list...

This is one of those books that you just can't out down!! Each chapter is told alternately by the brother and sister of Hugh, who disappeared a few years earlier. They both 'use' Hugh in their minds to get thru the complications in their lives. This book was EXCELLENT...
This is one of those books that you just can't out down!! Each chapter is told alternately by the brother and sister of Hugh, who disappeared a few years earlier. They both 'use' Hugh in their minds to get thru the complications in their lives. This book was EXCELLENT!!

posted by Anonymous on September 2, 2006

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Very dark

This was a very dark and dismal novel which I found in the bargain book section at B&N. The story is told from two characters, Lena and Owen, alternating chapters. Lena is obsessed with finding her brother or at least finding out who he was. She finds his old camera and...
This was a very dark and dismal novel which I found in the bargain book section at B&N. The story is told from two characters, Lena and Owen, alternating chapters. Lena is obsessed with finding her brother or at least finding out who he was. She finds his old camera and lots of undeveloped film. She takes a photography class to learn to develop it herself. As she sees the places and people that Hugh shot, she seeks them out looking for answers. This leads her down a dangerous trail as she skips school, becomes involved in drugs, and searches for her identity. Owen is ten and struggling with his sexual development and feelings for his best friend Danny. Some of these chapters were sexually explicit uncomfortable as they occur between two young boys and did not seem necessary to the story. At this point, I was ready to put the book down. But I continued because I was intrigued by Lena's story. Owen's story improved from there and focused on him be ostracized from his peers and he begins to pay attention to his sister and start looking for his own answers to Hugh disappearance.
I'm glad I stayed with the book. Though it was a melancholy story, it brought home the reality of what happens to a family when one of it's members is lost and what can happen if they then lose each other. Lisa Carey writes well though graphically at times but a tragic tale can not be sugar-coated. This is not a novel for the faint of heart, and not a light read but it has real depth and worth the emotional drain.

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posted by debbook on August 12, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2009

    Was just OK

    The book was OK. It really was hard to keep up with the book. It was confusing how the author would change from one character to another, it made it difficult to feel what what going on. The ending to me was also disappointing. I bought the book because it was so inexpensive to buy. This book will now collect dust in my library. I am considering donating the book to a local book vendor.

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