Twice BornBook - 2006
Twice Born, spans the years from 1935 to 1958, it is set in England and Australia, and the oceans between. The story follows the first twenty-one years of an extraordinary boy's life. After having strangled his twin brother, Bunny, with his own umbilical cord, Bobby Shafto is untimely ripped from his mother's womb in the twenty-eighth week of her pregnancy. At birth, he is tiny, weighing only three and a half pounds. He has webbed fingers and eyes that never close. Like all identical twins, Bobby Shafto's rapport with his twin brother, remains potent; their symbiotic relationship continues, long after he is strangled in the womb; Bunny becomes his inner voice. Bobby's tiny body is the corporeal crucible for his giant spirit. He strides through life's challenges with fearless optimism, as though he were protected by a Guardian Angel. You cannot see the angel, unless you believe it is there.
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. :, AuthorHouse,, 
Branch Call Number: FICTION SAN
Characteristics: 278 pages ; 21 cm