Lawrence, Iain

Gemini Summer

(2) 4-6 In 1965, nine-year-old Danny gets through the trauma of his older brother Beau's death, but his loss is so acute that he comes to believe a stray dog is his brother. Lawrence's straightforward yet metaphoric language convinces us that perhaps the dog is Beau, even as Lawrence portrays Danny's grieving parents' despair that they are losing a second son to delusions.


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