The Language of Sisters

The Language of Sisters

A Novel

Book - 2012
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Ten years ago, Nicole Hunter left her troubled home behind her, unable to cope with the demands of a life with her disabled sister, Jenny. Though her search for happiness--both in career and in love--has fallen short of her dreams, Nicole pretends that all is well. Then a shattering event turns her world upside down, and suddenly, she is back in her hometown, caring for her pregnant sister and trying to heal her embattled relationship with her mother.
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 2012
Edition: 1st Washington Square Press trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 9781451688139
145168813X
Branch Call Number: FICTION HATVANY AMY
Characteristics: 275 p. ; 21 cm

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christinablan
Apr 13, 2013

I really enjoyed this book. The characters are likeable and believable, and I like the plot of the young woman, Nicole, empowering herself and creating a life worth living. It was definitely a page-turner and I'm planning to read more books by this author.

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vebwatson
Aug 23, 2012

Nicole, returns to Seattle after 10 years of being away from her family when her mother calls to say that Nicole's disabled sister was raped in the institution where she lives. Already half way through her pregnancy by the time the nurses realize what happened, Nicole removes her sister from the care facility and plans to care for her sister until the baby arrives. This book is very well written, the pace of the story keeps you turning pages, the story is believable and the characters are well developed. I would highly recommend this book. There is a preview of the author's next book coming out in 2013 and already I can't wait to read it!

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