The Almost Sisters

The Almost Sisters With empathy grace humor and piercing insight the author of Gods in Alabama pens a powerful emotionally resonant novel of the South that confronts the truth about privilege family and the disti

  • Title: The Almost Sisters
  • Author: Joshilyn Jackson
  • ISBN: 9780062105714
  • Page: 336
  • Format: Hardcover
  • With empathy, grace, humor, and piercing insight, the author of Gods in Alabama pens a powerful, emotionally resonant novel of the South that confronts the truth about privilege, family, and the distinctions between perception and reality the stories we tell ourselves about our origins and who we really are.Superheroes have always been Leia Birch Briggs weakness One teWith empathy, grace, humor, and piercing insight, the author of Gods in Alabama pens a powerful, emotionally resonant novel of the South that confronts the truth about privilege, family, and the distinctions between perception and reality the stories we tell ourselves about our origins and who we really are.Superheroes have always been Leia Birch Briggs weakness One tequila soaked night at a comics convention, the usually level headed graphic novelist is swept off her barstool by a handsome and anonymous Batman It turns out the caped crusader has left her with than just a nice, fuzzy memory She s having a baby boy an unexpected but not unhappy development in the thirty eight year old s life But before Leia can break the news of her impending single motherhood including the fact that her baby is biracial to her conventional, Southern family, her step sister Rachel s marriage implodes Worse, she learns her beloved ninety year old grandmother, Birchie, is losing her mind, and she s been hiding her dementia with the help of Wattie, her best friend since girlhood.Leia returns to Alabama to put her grandmother s affairs in order, clean out the big Victorian that has been in the Birch family for generations, and tell her family that she s pregnant Yet just when Leia thinks she s got it all under control, she learns that illness is not the only thing Birchie s been hiding Tucked in the attic is a dangerous secret

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