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Eskimo Kissing

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Sam. An ordinary teenager, colored her life through friendship, the special bond with her twin sister, through homework and entertainment.

A novel about the search by an adopted twin, whose sister has died, for her real parents.
Published (first published 1996)
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Apr 15, 2012 Sophia rated it really liked it
Eskimo Kissing is a coming-of-age tale about the bonds between families, whether forged by blood or shared experience. It begins when twin sisters, Sam and Anna, turn thirteen and learn the few snippets of information their adoptive parents have about the circumstances of their birth. Five years later, after tragedy strikes the family, one of the twins decides to try and trace her birth mother, beginning a journey that will bring both heartbreak and joy.

This is a short novel but beautifully wri
Sep 04, 2012 Connie53 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Een heel goed boek. Ik heb dit met veel plezier gelezen. Zoveel plezier dat het opeens van nachtkastjes/slapeloze nachten boek werd bevorderd tot Overdagboek.
Het verhaal van de tweelingzusjes Anna en Sam die geadopteerd zijn door Helen en Tom is best wel een apart verhaal. Mooi verteld en nergens te emotioneel. Heerlijk
Mar 27, 2013 Elena added it

Published in the Book Review newspaper KNIZHNAYA VITRINA in April 2006

Elena Karpos: You have been asked about it many times, of course, yet, for the majority of Russian readers it will be a new chapter, because only in recent years the authors who were nominated to the Orange in the past have at last attracted the Russian Publishing Companies’ attention, and we have got the opportunity to be acquainted with their works translated into Russian. So, how did the idea of th
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Jun 26, 2014 Lisa Cherry rated it really liked it
Very enjoyable read completed in a day (am on holiday so afforded such a luxury). An avid exploration of complexity and history and secrets and lies and how ultimately, the truth is what will finally set us free. The winding path to the truth littered with sadness, devastation, love and hope. A must read if you have any interest in the adoption story....
Aug 13, 2011 Judith rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well written story about adopted twin sisters and the truth about their past. Not really my type of book, but still a nice read.
Mar 11, 2013 Mimi added it
Nearly made my head explode with all its twists and turns, but it was so worth it.
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I really want to read this, but can't get the book anywhere at a reasonable price! Gutted
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