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The Sisters Antipodes

The Sisters Antipodes

(2009)
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The Sisters Antipodes is a unique window on the intimate devastations of family betrayal, in equal measure unsettling and engrossing.
When Jane Alison was a child, her family met another that seemed like its mirror: a father in the Foreign Service, a beautiful mother, and two little girls, the younger two - one of them Jane - sharing a birthday.
With so much in common, the two families became almost instantly inseparable.Within months, affairs had ignited between the adults, and before long the pairs had exchanged partners - divorced, remarried, and moved on. As if in a cataclysm of nature, two families were ripped asunder, and two new ones were formed.Two pairs of girls were left in shock, a 'silent, numb shock, like a crack inside stone, not enough to split it but inside, silently fissuring.' And Jane and her stepsister were thrown into a state of silent combat for the affections of their absent fathers - a contest that, as this gorgeous, piercing memoir recounts, would prove tragic.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: The Sisters Antipodes
Author(s): Jane Alison
ISBN: 0-15-101280-6 / 978-0-15-101280-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Paperback Editions

April 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Sisters Antipodes: A Memoir
Author(s): Jane Alison
ISBN: 0-547-24773-7 / 978-0-547-24773-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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Kindle Editions

May 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Sisters Antipodes
Author(s): Jane Alison
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
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April 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Sisters Antipodes
Author(s): Jane Alison
Publisher: Mariner Books
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