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The effect of living backwards

by Heidi Julavits

  • 258 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Berkley Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women travelers,
  • Identity (Psychology),
  • Sisters,
  • Sibling rivalry,
  • Hijacking of aircraft,
  • Air travel,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHeidi Julavits
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3560.U522 S53 2003bx
    The Physical Object
    Pagination350 p. ;
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24973462M
    ISBN 100425198170
    ISBN 109780425198179
    OCLC/WorldCa56610818

    Living life backward means taking the one thing in our future that is certain—death—and letting that inform our journey before we get there. Looking to the book of Ecclesiastes for wisdom, Living Life Backward was written to shake up our expectations and priorities for what it means to live “the good life.”. The highlights: John Rechy giving glowing reviews to his own novel, The Life and Adventures of Lyle Clemens and Dave Eggers writing a positive review of his friend Heidi Julavits’ novel, The Effect of Living Backwards.

    Snappy, sharp and at moments quite mad, The Effect of Living Backwards is a brave book. At a time when we are all cowed by the threat of terrorism, Julavits . Read "The Effect of Living Backwards" by Heidi Julavits available from Rakuten Kobo. Following her acclaimed debut, The Mineral Palace, Heidi Julavits presents a quirky, compelling novel about two Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

    Click to read more about The Effect of Living Backwards by Heidi Julavits. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(6). The Effect of Living Backwards (Putnam). Heidi Julavits was interviewed on Bookworm with her first book, the bleak novel The Mineral her second book, the vision is lighter, even absurd, but the subject remains dark: a terrorist training cell .


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