Untwine

  • by Edwidge Danticat
  • Narrated by Bahni Turpin
  • 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A haunting and mesmerizing story about sisterhood, family, love, and loss by literary luminary Edwidge Danticat.
Giselle Boyer and her identical twin, Isabelle, are as close as sisters can be, even as their family seems to be unraveling. Then the Boyers are caught in a car crash that will shatter everyone's world forever. Giselle wakes up in the hospital, injured and unable to speak or move. Trapped in the prison of her own body, Giselle must revisit her past in order to understand how the people closest to her - her friends; her parents; and above all Isabelle, her twin - have shaped and defined her. Will she allow her love for her family and friends to lead her to recovery? Or will she remain lost in a spiral of longing and regret?
Untwine is a spellbinding tale, lyrical and filled with love, mystery, humor, and heartbreak. Award-winning author Edwidge Danticat brings her extraordinary talent to this graceful and unflinching examination of the bonds of friendship, romance, family, the horrors of loss, and the strength we must discover in ourselves when all seems hopeless.

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Edwidge has done it again

Her ability to develop characters and draw the reader in from the first page through the entire story is unparalleled. I enjoyed this book immensely and read it in one take.
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- Natalie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-01-2015
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.