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The Other Sister is a passionate, startling and, wonderfully readable novel about generations of an immigrant family during the first half of the twentieth century. Its momentum shimmers with the presence and evanescence of lifes everyday and extraordinary moments. While Patricia Valdata illuminates the ways that history affects individual lives, the real star of the story ...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Plain View Press (first published 2008)
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Ann Michael
Jun 23, 2009 rated it really liked it
A poignant read, full of details and believable characters. I learned a good deal about Hungarian culture and immigrant culture in the early- to mid-20th century. But mostly, I felt empathy for the characters and had an interest in their lives.
Lindsey
Jan 01, 2009 rated it it was amazing
This book is fantastic! I would highly recommend!
Sue Adams
Dec 13, 2011 rated it it was ok
I found this book to be draggy. It seemed to be mundane in places. I would not recommend it to another person.
Allison Golembeski
Jan 30, 2010 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book, in fact, I wish it did not end! It is a wonderful story about the lives of Hungarian immigrants in NJ. I even learned a lot about my Hungarian heritage.
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