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Connie has trouble with time. She always has to stop and think a minute: How old is she now? . . . Faith always seems to know, though her life is the same as Connies: back and forth to theater towns all over. The same dingy food, the same noisy sidewalks, the same cramped suites in the same hotels. . . Sometimes they go to school, sometimes not, though they always have books to read: big packets of books that Armand sends to them in every city. Armand is their parents lawyer, the only person they know who likes children. . . .

Faith and Connie endured the same childhood as daughters of egocentric, semi-famous actors who can scarcely take care of themselves. But the two sisters could not be more different. Connie learned to beg for attention, clamor for approval, and fill the silence with words. Faith turned inward, shrinking from the tender emotions that make up an ordinary life. Despite their differences, the sisters came to rely on each other exclusively. But lately, after years of quiet connection, Faith and Connie seem to have lost the ties that once held them close. Faith has a home and two growing sons, but is still unable to fathom unconditional love. Connie, a flight attendant, is always searching, ever-expecting to find her true place in life at the end of each long flight. But a series of shocking, revelatory events will bring the sisters back to each other—and forever alter how they define love, fulfillment, and most importantly, family.

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A heartwarming story of two sisters struggling to lay to rest childhood ghosts and rediscover the bonds that once united them--from the author of "My Only Story."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345449078
Author:
Wood, Monica
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Adult child abuse victims
Subject:
Sagas
Subject:
Sisters
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Family saga
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Fiction
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Ballantine Reader's Circle
Publication Date:
20020531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.55x5.14x.70 in. .83 lbs.

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