The Resource Sisterland, by Curtis Sittenfeld

Sisterland, by Curtis Sittenfeld

Label
Sisterland
Title
Sisterland
Statement of responsibility
by Curtis Sittenfeld
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For identical twins, Kate and Violet are about as unlike as two peas from the same pod can be. Except in one respect - they share a hidden gift they call 'the Senses', a special kind of intuition that can allow them to see things that are yet to come. After Kate inadvertently reveals their secret when they are thirteen years old, they are set on diverging paths into their adult lives. Twenty years later Kate is a suburban housewife who suppresses her premonitions in the hope of leading a normal family life, while Violet lives alone and works as a psychic medium. Then one day Violet ignites a media storm by predicting a major earthquake in the St Louis area where they live. As the day Violet has announced for the earthquake draws nearer, the sisters must grapple with the legacy of the past, the confusion of the present, and the unsettling glimpses they both have of the future
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Sisterland, by Curtis Sittenfeld
Label
Sisterland, by Curtis Sittenfeld
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
For identical twins, Kate and Violet are about as unlike as two peas from the same pod can be. Except in one respect - they both have a gift, a special kind of intuition that lets them see the secrets that other people hide. But growing up in different from everyone else isn't necessarily made any easier by having someone else to share it with. Twenty years later Kate is a mother and housewife who suppresses her premonitions in the hope of leading a normal family life, while Violet lives alone and makes her living as a psychic medium. Then one day Violet ignites a media storm by predicting a major earthquake in the St Louis area. As the date Violet has announced for the earthquake draws nearer, the bond between the twins is stretched to breaking point
Control code
14880659
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781448169344
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MH_98653
  • (OCoLC)828416036
  • (Nz)14880659
  • (eLGAR).b27515990

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