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Laurie Petrou

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Heather O'Neill, Michael Chabon.

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January 2012

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Author, Professor, PhD, drinker of tea.
Most of my adventures take place inside books.

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I don't see writing that way, or at least not Sister of Mine that way. Not in terms of messages or beliefs. I find I get interested in a vague idea around people, relationships, society, scenarios, and then I start. I was interested in sisters being bound together forever and the things that would put strain on their/our loyalties. I was curious about debts owed vs favours done out of love. I wanted to put those questions under the broiler of a small town and see what happens. :)
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Average rating: 3.6 · 1,149 ratings · 441 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Sister of Mine

3.55 avg rating — 842 ratings — published 2018 — 13 editions
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Love, Heather

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Between

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Day Care: A Short Story

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‘Love, Heather’ is out Oct 8th!

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I just got my own beautiful copy of ‘Love, Heather’, and tore open the box with excitement. There is nothing quite like seeing copies of a book you suffered and sweat over in its finished form.






 


I am beyond excited, my friends. I am having two launches: one in my little town of Grimsby, Ontario, at my local coffee shop where I wrote the damn thing. And I think (hope? pray?) that we

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“...we'd learned enough growing up to know that secrets can't be split in more than half or they start to crumble, and you find pieces of them all over town in everybody's pockets...”
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