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Sisters : Shared Histories, Lifelong Ties - Elizabeth Fishel


Shared Histories, Lifelong Ties

Paperback Published: 1st July 1997
ISBN: 9781573240925
Number Of Pages: 287

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The intense bond of sisters--sometimes best friends, sometimes rivals--is as important as the relationship between mother and daughter. Through interviews with more than 150 women, Fishel investigates this important family link, revealing intense competition, unwavering devotion, and profound ambivalence. Photos.

Introductionp. 1
Person to Person: My Sister and Ip. 19
The Family Constellationp. 35
Inside the Family Crucible and Beyondp. 69
Sister Roles: Sisters as Little Womenp. 101
Sister Rivalryp. 125
Sisters as Oppositesp. 149
Sisters in Love: The Shared Language of Sexualityp. 179
Sisters as Artistsp. 213
Sisters in Old Agep. 237
Sisters Outside the Familyp. 255
Afterword: Sisters, Fifteen Years Laterp. 275
Notesp. 287
Bibliographyp. 295
Appendix: Sisters Questionnairep. 301
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ISBN: 9781573240925
ISBN-10: 1573240923
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 287
Published: 1st July 1997
Publisher: Conari Press,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 15.2  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 2