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Emily Green and Me

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3.57 of 5 stars 3.57  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  5 reviews
After years of illness, eleven-year-old Emily receives the heart of a seventeen-year-old boy who has died in a motor-bike accident. But the organ comes with an attachment: the boy who had it first is still hanging around. From 'up-there' he watches as she recovers - sometimes exasperated, other times with heart-warming tenderness.Their worlds couldn't be more different. Em ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Umuzi
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Tiah
Nov 23, 2011 Tiah added it
A unique story which the reader 'views' the story as if through a screen door. This tone echoes the storyline and the 'second' character (of whom I longed to 'hear' more from).

This is a good book for anybody looking for an adult novel that is suitable (and would be good discussion material / thought provoking) for a YA readership.
Kate
A completely unexpected book. I loved the concept from the moment I ready about it on-line but what I loved even more is that I never expected the story to turn out the way it did.
S.A. Partridge
As a collector of South African fiction, I had Emily Green and Me on my shelves for a long time. It was only recently, when author Kate White told me the plot of her upcoming novel, that I picked up the book with a sense that I was about to read something special.

Emily Green and Me is a book about two very different people. The first is a young girl who desperately needs a heart transplant, and the second is the feisty young man who gives her that heart.

After the operation, Emily finds herself
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Zara
For some reason, I wasn't able to connect with this story. At times I would drift away from the story or skim a whole load of pages. I'm really sad about this because I thought that I would have greatly enjoyed the book.
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Oct 05, 2011 Kathryn rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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