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My name is memory

Author: Ann Brashares
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this story of true love, a man spends centuries falling in love with the same girl. Life after life, crossing continents and dynasties, he and Sophia (despite her changing name and form) have been drawn together, and he remembers it all. Daniel has "the memory", the ability to recall past lives and recognize souls of those he has previously known. It is a gift and a curse. For all the times that he and Sophia  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Brashares
ISBN: 9781594487583 1594487588 9781594487675 1594487677
OCLC Number: 457151421
Description: 324 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Ann Brashares.

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In this story of true love, a man spends centuries falling in love with the same girl. Life after life, crossing continents and dynasties, he and Sophia (despite her changing name and form) have been drawn together, and he remembers it all. Daniel has "the memory", the ability to recall past lives and recognize souls of those he has previously known. It is a gift and a curse. For all the times that he and Sophia have been drawn together throughout history, they have also been torn painfully, fatally, apart. A love always too short. Interwoven through Sophia and Daniel's unfolding present day relationship are glimpses of their expansive history together. From 552 Asia Minor to 1918 England and 1972 Virginia, the two souls share a long and sometimes torturous path of seeking each other time and time again. But just when young Sophia (now "Lucy" in the present) finally begins to awaken to the secret of their shared past, to understand the true reason for the strength of their attraction, the mysterious force that has always torn them apart reappears. Ultimately, they must come to understand what stands in the way of their love if they are ever to spend a lifetime together. A magical, suspenseful, heartbreaking story of true love, this book proves the power and endurance of a union that was meant to be.

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