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The Giant's House - Elizabeth McCracken
The Giant's House
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The year is 1950, and in a small town on Cape Cod twenty-six-year-old librarian Peggy Cort feels like love and life have stood her up. Until the day James Carlson Sweatt -- the "over-tall" eleven-year-old boy who's the talk of the town -- walks into her library and changes her life. Two misfits... show more
The year is 1950, and in a small town on Cape Cod twenty-six-year-old librarian Peggy Cort feels like love and life have stood her up. Until the day James Carlson Sweatt -- the "over-tall" eleven-year-old boy who's the talk of the town -- walks into her library and changes her life. Two misfits whose lonely paths cross at the circulation desk, Peggy and James are odd candidates for friendship, but nevertheless they find their lives intertwined in ways that neither one could have predicted. And as James grows -- six foot five at age twelve, then seven foot, then eight -- so does Peggy's heart and their most singular romance.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780061120169 (0061120162)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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The Giant's House: A RomanceWhat is the story behind that person who served you coffee this morning? What love has tortured the cab driver who gazes listlessly at you, awaiting a destination? What was the 82-year woman living next door like when she was just 25?Everyone has a story, but that fact is...
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4.0 The Giant's House
This was an odd little book, and when I say odd I really mean fabulously written, touching, emotional and quirky! I am looking forward to reading more by this author!
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