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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Griffin
Publication date October 6, 2015
Pages 357
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781250074355
ISBN-10 1250074355
Dimensions 1 by 5 by 7 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $15.99
Summaries and Reviews
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"Chamberlain's powerful story is a page-turner to the very end." -Library Journal

Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager. It was a belief that helped shape her own childhood and that of her brother. It shaped her view of her family and their dynamics. It influenced her entire life. Now, more than twenty years later, her father has passed away and she's in New Bern, North Carolina, cleaning out his house when she finds evidence that what she has always believed is not the truth. Lisa is alive. Alive and living under a new identity. But why, exactly, was she on the run all those years ago? What secrets are being kept now, and what will happen if those secrets are revealed? As Riley works to uncover the truth, her discoveries will put into question everything she thought she knew about her family. Riley must decide what the past means for her present, and what she will do with her newfound reality. Told with Diane Chamberlain's powerful prose and illumination into the human heart and soul, The Silent Sister is an evocative novel of love, loss, and the bonds among siblings.

"Enthralling and gripping...Chamberlain has a gift for telling stories about families whose good intentions go awry in difficult circumstances. Her characters are always portrayed with an understanding that sometimes life's most tragic mistakes require heroic strength to survive." -Book Reporter



Editions
Hardcover
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Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (October 8, 2014)
9781410471413 | details & prices | 595 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $33.99
About: A New York Times Bestselling Author Riley MacPherson spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager.
from St Martins Pr (October 7, 2014)
9781250010711 | details & prices | 346 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $27.99
With Elinor Coyle | from Folkestone Pr (January 1, 1985); titled "Saint Louis Treasures"
9780317286144 | details & prices | List price $24.95
This edition also contains Saint Louis Treasures
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Paperback
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The price comparison is for this edition
from Griffin (October 6, 2015)
9781250074355 | details & prices | 357 pages | 5.00 × 7.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $15.99
About: "Chamberlain's powerful story is a page-turner to the very end.
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CD/Spoken Word
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With Susan Bennett (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from St Martins Pr (October 7, 2014)
9781427243676 | details & prices | 5.00 × 6.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $39.99

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