Publisher description for I'm looking through you : growing up haunted / Jennifer Finney Boylan.


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For Jennifer Boylan, creaking stairs, fleeting images in the mirror, and the remote whisper of human voices were everyday events in the Pennsylvania house she grew up in. But the spirits that inhabited the place weren't the only ghosts beneath its roof. Jenny herself—James then—lived in a haunted body, and both her reticent father and her impulsive sister would soon become ghosts to Jenny as well.

I’m Looking Through You is an engagingly candid investigation of what it means to be "haunted." Looking back on the spirits who invaded her family home, Boylan launches a full investigation with the help of an earnest but questionable group of local Ghostbusters. Boylan also examines the ways we find connections between the people we once were and the people we become. With wit and eloquence, Boylan shows us how love, forgiveness, and humor help us find peace—with our ghosts, with our loved ones, and with the uncanny boundaries, real and imagined, between men and women in our society.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Boylan, Jennifer Finney, -- 1958- -- Childhood and youth.
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Ghosts.