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Louis & Louise / Julie Cohen.

By: Cohen, Julie, 1970- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Orion Books, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 296 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781409179832 .Other title: Louis and Louise.Subject(s): Gender identity -- Fiction | Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- FictionSummary: In their moment of birth, Louis and Louise are the same person in two different lives. They are separated only by the sex announced by the doctor, and a final "e". On 8th September 1978, Louis David Alder is born male. On 8th September 1978, Louise Dawn Alder is born female. Louis and Louise are the same in many ways - they have the same best friends, the same parents, the same dream of being a writer and leaving their hometown in Maine as soon as they can. But because of their gender, everything looks different, which makes you question: If you could look at one life in two different ways, what would you see?
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Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus
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Fiction COHE (Browse shelf) Checked out 14/05/2019 I2186518
Fiction Manaia LibraryPlus
Fiction
Fiction COHE (Browse shelf) Available I2186517
Fiction Stratford
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Fiction COH (Browse shelf) Available A00829656
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ONE LIFE. LIVED TWICE. In their moment of birth, Louis and Louise are the same person in two different lives. They are separated only by the sex announced by the doctor, and a final 'e'. On 8th September 1978, Louis David Alder is born male. On 8th September 1978, Louise Dawn Alder is born female. Louis and Louise are the same in many ways - they have the same best friends, the same parents, the same dream of being a writer and leaving their hometown in Maine as soon as they can. But because of their gender, everything looks different, which makes you question: If you could look at one life in two different ways, what would you see? PRAISE FOR JULIE COHEN'S 'TOGETHER': 'Julie Cohen's writing is powerful, moving and truly beautiful' Joanna Cannon, author of THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP' It takes a lot to tempt me from crime, but this is one of the most beautiful and heartbreaking stories I've read' Emma Flint, author of LITTLE DEATHS' This big, clever, tender and twisty love story reminded me of ONE DAY & THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE' Erin Kelly, author of HE SAID, SHE SAID

In their moment of birth, Louis and Louise are the same person in two different lives. They are separated only by the sex announced by the doctor, and a final "e". On 8th September 1978, Louis David Alder is born male. On 8th September 1978, Louise Dawn Alder is born female. Louis and Louise are the same in many ways - they have the same best friends, the same parents, the same dream of being a writer and leaving their hometown in Maine as soon as they can. But because of their gender, everything looks different, which makes you question: If you could look at one life in two different ways, what would you see?

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