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The Resource The weird sisters, Eleanor Brown

The weird sisters, Eleanor Brown

Label
The weird sisters
Title
The weird sisters
Statement of responsibility
Eleanor Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Weird Sisters in Eleanor Brown's delightful debut could have been weirder, considering their upbringing. Their professor father spoke primarily in Shakespearean verse, and while other kids in the bucolic Midwestern college town of Barnwell checked the TV lineup, the Andreas girls lined up their library books. They buried themselves in books so completely that while they loved each other, they never learned to like each other much. And when adulthood arrived and they pursued separate destinies, each felt out of step with the world. When news of their mother's cancer makes a terribly convenient excuse for attention-hog Bean (Bianca) and Cordy (Cordelia), the zbabyy who always got off easy, to boomerang back to Barnwell from New York and New Mexico, respectively, they return bearing the guilt (and consequences) of embezzlement and pregnancy-by-random-painter. They're most terrified of admitting these failures to Rose (Rosalind), the responsible eldest, who stayed in Barnwell to teach Math and cling to her caretaker-martyr role. With lively dialogue and witty collective narration, the sisters' untangling of their identities and relationships feels honest and wise, and the questions they raise about how we carry our childhood roles into our adult lives will resonate with all readers, especially those with their own weird sisters. "--amazon.com
Summary
Unwillingly brought together to care for their ailing mother, three sisters who were named after famous Shakespearean characters discover that everything they have been avoiding may prove more worthwhile than expected
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
374842
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The weird sisters, Eleanor Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780425244142
Lccn
2010029599
System control number
(OCoLC)646111849
Label
The weird sisters, Eleanor Brown
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780425244142
Lccn
2010029599
System control number
(OCoLC)646111849

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