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The Sisters

A Novel

By Nancy Jensen

The Sisters
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  • Published in USA  Oct 2012,
    336 pages.

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  • Marti F. (Coralville, IA)


    Excellent debut novel
    "The Sisters" covers a span of years from 1927 to 2007 in the lives of two related families. We see the years unfold through the lives of the female offspring of the two sisters. Even though years pass between chapters (the family tree certainly helps keep track of names, ages, etc.), the main characters are well developed, with their rich voices and strong unique natures. Various kinds of relationships are explored, besides sister to sister, with good effect. This is a book I would read again to capture more of its subtle symbolism and nuances.
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