The award-winning author of How to Be an American Housewife returns with a poignant story of estranged sisters, forced together by family tragedy, who soon learn that sisterhood knows no limits. Rachel and Drew Snow may be sisters, but their lives have followed completely different paths. Married to a wonderful man and a mother to two strong-minded teens, Rachel hasnat returned to her childhood home since being kicked out by her strict father after an act of careless teenage rebellion. Drew, her younger sister, followed her passion for music but takes side jobs to make ends meet and longs for the stability that has always eluded her. Both sisters recall how close they were, but the distance between them seems more than they can bridge. When their deferential Japanese mother, Hikari, is diagnosed with dementia and gives Rachel power of attorney, Rachelas domineering father, Killian becomes enraged. In a rare moment of lucidity, Hikari asks Rachel for a book in her sewing room, and Rachel enlists her sisteras help in the search. The bookawhich tells the tale of real-life female samurai Tomoe Gozen, an epic saga of love, loss, and conflict during twelfth-century Japanareveals truths about Drew and Rachelas relationship that resonate across the centuries, connecting them in ways that turn their differences into assets. From the Hardcover edition.A bigger one would get in the way. I forgot about that. I have a memory, then, of Mom stitching together clothes for my Ken doll when I was maybe four. That darn Kenahe never had good clothes. I cried when I tried to put Kena#39;s polyester pants anbsp;...
|Title||:||Sisters of Heart and Snow|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2015-04-07|