Without Tess

Without Tess

Book - 2011
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Fifteen-year-old Lizzie Cohen recalls what it was like growing up with her imaginative but disturbed older sister Tess, and how she is striving to reclaim her own life since Tess died.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374361747
0374361746
Branch Call Number: / FICTION PIXLEY MARCELL
Characteristics: 280 p. ; 22 cm

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23isthebestnumber
Jun 01, 2013

This book is actually very sad. Tess believes in magic, too much. She turns psychotic and drags her sister, Lizzie with her. Their parents finally realize that something is wrong, ant they try to get Tess help. Tess doesn't want to give up her magic, so she commits suicide. Lizzie is left thinking that it's her fault. As she grows up, she is forced to deal with the realities of her sister's death.

neneluvzcupcakes2 Jan 07, 2013

a very very beautiful book. Tess was full of imagination and crazed passion for what she believed and her sister was always there for her. This book fills the reader with compassion, imagination, and hope......

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beachcat2
Apr 10, 2012

I was entranced by this book. it was beautiful , but haunting.Read it in 2 sittings (had to sleep).

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May 23, 2015

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Jun 25, 2012

madeline_ann thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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