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Invisible sisters : a memoir

Author: Jessica Handler
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Portrays the immense emotional toll that two daughters' illnesses take on a family living in Atlanta. Of the Handlers' three daughters, two developed fatal, rare bone-marrow disorders: Susie was diagnosed with leukemia when she was six and died two years later; Sarah, the youngest, suffered from Kostmann's syndrome, and died at age 27, in 1992. Haunted by these deaths, the author, the so-called well sibling,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jessica Handler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Handler
ISBN: 9781586486488 1586486489
OCLC Number: 246893746
Description: vii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jessica Handler.

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A compelling, lyrical memoir of a girl who must navigate the loss of her two sisters before she can discover herself  Read more...

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Ann Hood, author of "Comfort" and "The Knitting Circle" ""Invisible Sisters" is both heartbreaking and hopeful. Even as Jessica Handler tells us of her family's losses, she reminds us to celebrate Read more...

 
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