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Such devoted sisters : an anthology of stories

Author: Shena Mackay
Publisher: London : Virago, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of stories that reveal unbreakable allegiances and private codes counterpointed by those of sisters pitched against one another in battles for parental affection or sibling supremacy.  Read more...

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shena Mackay
ISBN: 1853814318 9781853814310
OCLC Number: 28182117
Description: 330 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: In the zoo / Jean Stafford --
The Connor girls / Edna O'Brien --
White places / Mary Flanagan --
The quality of mercy / Sylvia Townsend Warner --
A game of pretend / Marilyn Duckworth --
Aunty / Bani Basu --
Keel and kool / Janet Frame --
Incantations / Anjana Appachana --
Sorority / Nann Morgenstern --
My sister's marriage / Cynthia Rich --
Five acre virgin / Elizabeth Jolley --
My sister Cherish / Merle Collins --
The sisters Hood / Fiona Cooper --
Day and night / Dyan Sheldon --
Excerpts (from Little women and Good wives) / Louisa May ALcott --
Hand-me-downs / Wajida Tabassum --
Excerpt (from Cranford) / Elizabath Gaskell --
Tales from the spare room / Gerogina Hammick --
Habit / Marjorie Barnard --
The daughters of the late colonel / Katherine Mansfield --
Goblin market / Christina Rossetti.
Responsibility: edited by Shena Mackay.

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