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Staff Review: "Sisterland" by Curtis Sittenfeld


Whatever direction life carries us, we cannot escape our family of origin no matter how hard we might try.  Kate and Violet are identical twin sisters with psychic abilities, living very different lives. Kate, married with two children, tries to ignore her “senses” and live a somewhat normal life, while her single sister, Vi flaunts hers, even predicting on national television the  future date of a devastating earthquake in St. Louis.  This captivating, wonderfully written novel with well-developed, likable characters, rings true and will keep the reader turning pages, not only to discover if the prediction will come true, but also to discover the fate of this dysfunctional family.   

Audience: adults | Genre: fiction

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