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Fiction Contemporary Women

Sistering

by (author) Jennifer Quist

Publisher
Linda Leith Publishing
Initial publish date
Aug 2015
Category
Contemporary Women, Family Life
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781927535707
    Publish Date
    Aug 2015
    List Price
    $19.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781927535714
    Publish Date
    Aug 2015
    List Price
    $9.95

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Description

The second novel by award-winning novelist Jennifer Quist is a black comedy of birth, death, love, marriage, mothers-in-law--and five sassy sisters. When Suzanne's role as the perfect daughter-in-law ends in a deadly accident, she panics, makes a monumentally bad decision, and upends her world. The bond with her sisters is the strongest force Suzanne knows, and it may be the one that can keep her from ruin. Quist's new novel is a hilarious, spine-chilling, satisfying, and original. A romp.

About the author

Jennifer Quist was born in northern mainland British Columbia and raised all over Maritime and Western Canada, the eldest daughter in a close family of seven children. She has a BA at the University of Alberta with first class Honours in Sociology and has worked with Alberta First Nations, as a freelance researcher, a reporter, and columnist. In 2012 her “Fish Story” was nominated for the Writers' Guild of Alberta’s Howard O’Hagan Award. Her fiction is published in Filling Station, in NorthWord and in The 40 Below Project (forthcoming November 2013), her poetry in The Prairie Journal, commentary in The Globe and Mail and The National Post, essays in Maclean’s, Today’s Parent, and Alberta Oil, and she has written and voiced introspective personal essays for CBC Radio One’s Definitely Not the Opera and Tapestry. Love Letters of the Angels of Death is her first novel. Author website: www.jenniferquist.com.

Jennifer Quist's profile page

Awards

  • Long-listed, Alberta Reader's Choice Award
  • Winner, Best Novel Award, Association for Mormon Lettres

Editorial Reviews

"Quist's writing is extraordinarily strong, powerfully handled, and evidence of a rarely encountered original voice." -Adjudicators, 2014 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award

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