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The Weird Sisters
by Eleanor Brown

Overview - A major new talent tackles the complicated terrain of sisters, the power of books, and the places we decide to call home. Lovely . . . This novel should appeal to Shakespeare lovers, bibliophiles, fans of novels in academic settings, and stories of sisterhood.  Read more...

 
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Overview
A major new talent tackles the complicated terrain of sisters, the power of books, and the places we decide to call home. Lovely . . . This novel should appeal to Shakespeare lovers, bibliophiles, fans of novels in academic settings, and stories of sisterhood. The narration is a creative and original blending of the three 'Weird Sisters' as one."--"Library Journal."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780425244142
  • ISBN-10: 0425244148
  • Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
  • Publish Date: February 2012
  • Page Count: 369
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP


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