How to Breathe Underwater


In her dazzling first book Julie Orringer dives into the private world of childhood and immerses us in its fears and longings: the jealous friendships and the bitter sibling battles; the parents that row and the boys that won't dance with you. Then, in a voice that is equally tender and compassionate, she reminds us of those rare, exhilarating moments of victory. 'Unbelievably good: the humiliations and cruelties and passions of childhood, sparkling fresh prose, a writer with a big heart and an acute sense of the small ...

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How to Breathe Underwater
2005, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400034369

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How to Breathe Underwater
2005, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141015088


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