Jacob Have I Loved

Jacob Have I Loved

Book - 1980
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Feeling deprived all her life of schooling, friends, mother, and even her name by her twin sister, Louise finally begins to find her identity
Publisher: New York : Crowell, [1980]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©1980
ISBN: 9780690040784
0690040784
9780690040791
0690040792
Branch Call Number: JUV FIC Paterson, K 1980
Characteristics: 216 pages ; 21 cm

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GCPL_Teen Jun 29, 2017

Some readers may find this book's pace slow. The presence of powerful underlying themes and recurring imagery is a redeeming feature.

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violet_dove_237
Feb 11, 2015

I agree that this book tells others that society's look on the body image doesn't matter, and that everyone will still live on. I have read it for a school book, and It wasn't the best book to read. You kind of wonder when will Jacob come into the story. There are better books to read.

blue_jaguar_257 Aug 03, 2013

i thout this book explained what its like to always be expected to look a certin way or do certin things the right way

jamarberbakalli Nov 06, 2012

I read it. It was terrible.

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wallisthompson
Jun 01, 2012

Boring, confusing, and painful in an undefined way. I read it as a child and I will read it again now to see if my impressions have changed, however, I am not enthusiastic. The School Library Journal reports "...Sara Louise realizes that she can come out of the shadows by leaving her family and the island behind..." While this is the plot of the story, Sara Louise's liberation is accomplished by such emotionally meager means that she never wins my interest, and her eventual triumph feels like a sacrifice of her past and her remaining years for a life of only semantic meaning.

paigers9081 May 12, 2011

For all the people out who might want to read this book, this is the worst book I've EVER read. I had to read it for my language arts class and let me tell ya, my grade went down tremendously because of it. I will never read thia book again for all the money in the world.

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wallisthompson thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 21 and 99

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