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New York : HarperCollins, c1998
ix, 901 p. : 25 cm.
All his life, Dominick Birdsey has been angry and afraid. The elusive identity of his biological father, a bullying adoptive father, and a paranoid schizophrenic identical twin have haunted his struggle for sanity and wholeness. Now his brother has committed an unthinkable act, and middle-aged Dominick is in a tailspin. As he turns to his grandfather's handwritten memoir for answers to the secrets locked within himself, he discovers some unexpected lessons about the complexities of being human.