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Up High in the Trees

(2007)
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This is an exquisite debut novel about a family in turmoil, told in the startling, deeply affecting voice of a nine-year-old, autistic boy.

Following the sudden death of Sebby's mother, his father takes Sebby to live in the family's summerhouse, hoping it will give them both time and space to recover. But Sebby's father deteriorates in this new isolation, leaving Sebby struggling to understand his mother's death alone, dreaming and even reliving moments of her life. He ultimately reaches out to a favorite teacher back home and to two nearby children who force him out of the void of the past and help him to exist in the present.

In spare and gorgeous prose buoyed by the life force of its small, fearless narrator, Up High in the Trees introduces an astonishingly fresh and powerful literary voice.

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Hardback Editions

July 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Up High in the Trees: A Novel
Author(s): Kiara Brinkman
ISBN: 0-8021-1847-X / 978-0-8021-1847-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

June 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Up High in the Trees: A Novel
Author(s): Kiara Brinkman
ISBN: 0-8021-4370-9 / 978-0-8021-4370-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

August 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Up High in the Trees
Author(s): Kiara Brinkman
ISBN: 1-5318-2234-7 / 978-1-5318-2234-7
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


February 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Up High in the Trees
Author(s): Kiara Brinkman
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


February 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Up High in the Trees
Author(s): Kiara Brinkman
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Up High in the Trees
Author(s): Kiara Brinkman
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2008 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Up High in the Trees: A Novel
Author(s): Kiara Brinkman
Publisher: Grove Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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