If I Had Two Lives

If I Had Two Lives This luminous debut novel follows a young woman from her childhood in Vietnam to her life as an immigrant in the United States and her necessary return to her homeland As a child isolated

  • Title: If I Had Two Lives
  • Author: Abbigail Rosewood
  • ISBN: 1609455215
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Paperback
  • This luminous debut novel follows a young woman from her childhood in Vietnam to her life as an immigrant in the United States and her necessary return to her homeland

    As a child, isolated from the world in a secretive military encampment with her distant mother, she turns for affection to a sympathetic soldier and to the only other girl in the camp, forming two friend

    This luminous debut novel follows a young woman from her childhood in Vietnam to her life as an immigrant in the United States and her necessary return to her homeland

    As a child, isolated from the world in a secretive military encampment with her distant mother, she turns for affection to a sympathetic soldier and to the only other girl in the camp, forming two friendships that will shape the rest of her life.

    As a young adult in New York, cut off from her native country and haunted by the scars of her youth, she is still in search of a home She falls in love with a married woman who is the image of her childhood friend, and follows strangers because they remind her of her soldier When tragedy arises, she must return to Vietnam to confront the memories of her youth and recover her identity.

    An inspiring meditation on love, loss, and the presence of a past that never dies, the novel explores the ancient question do we value the people in our lives because of who they are, or because of what we need them to be

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      Abbigail N Rosewood holds a Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from Columbia University In 2012, she was the recipient of the Michael Baughman Fiction Award and the Outstanding Graduating Student in Creative Writing Award from Southern Oregon University Her works have been published in literary journals online and in print, including The Adirondack Review, Columbia Journal, Green Hills Literary Lan Abbigail N Rosewood holds a Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from Columbia University In 2012, she was the recipient of the Michael Baughman Fiction Award and the Outstanding Graduating Student in Creative Writing Award from Southern Oregon University Her works have been published in literary journals online and in print, including The Adirondack Review, Columbia Journal, Green Hills Literary Lantern, and The Missing Slate An excerpt from her first novel If I Had Two Lives was awarded First Place in the Writers Workshop of Asheville Literary Fiction contest Abbigail was born in Vietnam, where she lived until the age of twelve She currently lives in New York.Her debut novel IF I HAD TWO LIVES is forthcoming in the U.S, UK, and Italy from Europa Editions and Edizioni Eo in 2019

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    1. So entranced was I by this book that I slowed my reading toward the end to prolong my time with the story and its characters The writing is hauntingly beautiful with precise descriptions that don t shy away from grotesque or difficult realities It s a story of the search for belonging in both place and people , of deep and compassionate friendships, of journeys from one country to another, from childhood to adolescence, adolescence to adulthood If you re looking for a read with spell bindin So e [...]


    2. If I Had Two Lives, I would read this book again so that I could rediscover the gorgeous, devastating story anew This is a work of staggering beauty and compassion, portraying the themes of friendship, motherhood, family and belonging with deft lyricism I could not put it down.


    3. Disclosure ARC received from Netgalley publisher in exchange for an honest review They may regret this Any and all quotes were taken from an advanced edition subject to change in the final edition.


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