Karen Joy Fowler
Lara P says:
Dark, funny, sad, beautiful, poetically written. If it can be all these things at once, this book is. With a twist you definitely won't see coming.
Coming of age in middle America, 18-year-old Rosemary evaluates how her entire youth was defined by the presence and forced removal of an endearing chimpanzee that was secretly regarded as a family member and that Rosemary loved as a sister.