You Remind Me of Me
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: July 2004
Duration: 12 hours 41 minutes
You Remind Me of Me begins with a series of striking events: In 1974, a little boy is savagely attacked by his mother's pet Doberman; more than twenty years later another little boy disappears without a trace from his grandmother's backyard; in 1966, a pregnant teenager admits herself to a maternity home; in 1991, a young man drifts toward a career as a drug dealer. Following the interlaced threads of these characters' lives, Chaon powerfully explores questions of identity, fate, and circumstance: why do we become who we become? How do find ourselves living lives we never wanted? And can we ever change the course of what seems inevitable?