Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson

This novel explores the complex dynamics of sibling rivalry and the journey to self-discovery through the eyes of Louise Bradshaw, a young girl growing up on a small island in the Chesapeake Bay during World War II. Feeling overshadowed by her twin sister Caroline, who is seen as the more talented and favored child, Louise struggles with feelings of jealousy and inadequacy. As she comes of age, she strives to find her own identity and purpose beyond the confines of her insular community and the shadow of her sister. The story delves into themes of family, identity, and the search for independence, ultimately offering a poignant look at the challenges of growing up and the path to self-acceptance.

The 6399th greatest book of all time


Published
1980
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
244
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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