Brother of the More Famous Jack

By Barbara Trapido

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Publish Date: 1982

Barbara Trapido’s acclaimed and beloved debut, Brother of the More Famous Jack redefines the coming-of-age novel through the story of eighteen-year-old Katherine. As she enters the eccentric home of Professor Jacob Goldman, the young Katherine seems to have finally found her place. But when a romance ends in heartbreak, she is forced to leave and grow up away from those she loves. Ten years later, her return to the Goldmans will yield a delightful series of surprises…