A remote Chesapeake Bay island and the ancient biblical story of sibling rivalry form the background to this story about an unloved elder twin sister who struggles to claim her own birthright
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I was proud of my sister, but that year, something began to rankle beneath the pride.
Louise has had enough of her twin sister. Caroline is beautiful. Caroline is talented. Caroline is better. Growing up on the small island of Rass in Chesapeake Bay, Caroline seems to do nothing but take from Louise: their parents' love, Louise's chances for an education, her dreams for the future. They have spent their lives entwined -- sleeping in the same room, eating at the same table, learning in the same classroom -- and yet somehow nothing can bring them together. Louise's only hope lies in seeking a place for herself beyond the stretch of Rass's shores and her sister's shadow. What will it take for her to break free?About the Author:
Katherine Paterson is one of the world’s most celebrated and beloved authors. Among her many awards are two Newberys and two National Book Awards, and she was recently named a "Living Legend” by the Library of Congress. She has been published in more than 22 languages in a variety of formats, from picture books to historical novels.
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Book Description Avon Books (Mm), 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0380564998
Book Description Avon Books, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0380564998