The alphabet sisters

a novel
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RB Large Print , Prince Frederick, MD
Sisters -- Fiction., Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction., Large type b
StatementMonica McInerney.
GenreFiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination584 p. (large print) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23020374M
ISBN 101419349783

When Lola announces she's written a musical starring the Alphabet Sisters to benefit the local hospital, Anna, Bett and Carrie put aside their differences, rebuild their relationships and grow closer than ever before.

In this heartening if predictable /5(72). The Alphabet Sisters is the fiction novel by Australian author, Monica McInerney. It was the opening line that hooked me enough to purchase this ebook and give it a go; Your sister is married to your ex-fiancé?/5. THE ALPHABET SISTERS delivered in spades.

You will fall in love with Anna, Bett, Carrie, Opal, and Ellen.

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They're compelling and complex, and the background of small town Australia was fascinating. You'll laugh and you'll cry, and you'll never be bored/5(72). Anna, Bett and Carrie Quinlan were childhood singing stars, The Alphabet Sisters. As adults they haven't spoken for years, ever since Bett's fiancé left her for another sister.

Now Lola, their larger-than-life grandmother, summons them home for her 80th birthday extravaganza and a surprise announcement - she wants them to revive their singing careers and stage a musical she has written/5(72). But just as the rifts begin to close, the Alphabet Sisters face a test none of them ever imagined.

A witty, wise family saga, filled with warmth and humour, this is an unforgettable story of three women who learn that being true to themselves means being true to each other. The Alphabet Sisters [McInerney, Monica] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Alphabet Sisters/5(71).

The Alphabet Sisters on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(51). A glorious, uplifting story about the joys and heartbreaks of sisterhood, from the Number One bestselling author of The House of Memories and Lola's Secret. 'I've got something very important I want the three of you to do for me.

' Once as close-knit as sisters can be, Anna, Bett and Carrie haven't spoken in 4/5(49). The Alphabet Sisters begins and ends with chapters from Bett’s perspective. Why do you think that author Monica McInerney chose to frame the novel in this way.

Do you think that Bett is the guiding narrative voice in the story. Why or why not.

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Which sister do you feel most sympathetic toward when the book begins. Praise for The Alphabet Sisters (-) You'll be laughing out loud one minute and crying the next (Cosmopolitan)A wonderful read for girls who have sisters, and those who wish they had (She)A charming and exciting family drama, full of surprises (Evening Herald)Praise for Monica McInerney4/5(49).

Anna, Bett and Carrie were childhood singing stars - the Alphabet Sisters. As adults they haven't spoken for years. Not since Bett's fiancé left her for another sister Now Lola, their larger-than-life grandmother, summons them home for a birthday extravaganza and a surprise announcement.

But just as the rifts begin to close, the Alphabet Sisters face a test none of them ever imagined.4/5(3). The Alphabet Sisters; About the Book; About the Book.

About the Book The Alphabet Sisters. by Monica McInerney. As girls growing up in Clare Valley, Australia, Anna, Bett, and Carrie Quinlan were childhood singing stars known as The Alphabet Sisters. The unbridled enthusiasm of their flamboyant grandmother Lola was the glue that held them.

Monica McInerney is the internationally bestselling author of eleven novels including Hello from the Gillespies, The House of Memories, Lola's Secret, At Home with the Templetons, Family Baggage, The Alphabet Sisters and Those Faraday Girls (which was named the General Fiction Book of the Year in the Australian Book Industry/5.

Layering the lighthearted antics of small-town life with a heartbreaking story of loyalty lost and found, The Alphabet Sisters is an unforgettable story of two generations of women who learn that being true to themselves means being true to one the Trade Paperback : THE ALPHABET SISTERS.

McInerney's buoyant new novel chronicles the three Quinlan sisters' efforts to reconcile their combative past and reconnect. A riveting novel that tells the story of Sydney and the people who shaped its character, its skyline and its heart. InThomas Kendall, a naïve nineteen-year-old sentenced to transportation for b.

It is their characterization that allows THE ALPHABET SISTERS to stay just far above the "Chick Lit" bar. That, and the quaint small town setting of the Clare Valley.

McInerney herself grew up in the Clare Valley of South Australia, and although she now lives in Dublin, she clearly remains fond of the area, located close to Adelaide. The Morlok Quadruplets book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Memoir of the one of the first set of Identical Quadruplets born in 3/5.

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Monica McInerney. One of the stars of Australian fiction, Monica McInerney is the author of the internationally bestselling novels A Taste for It, Upside Down Inside Out, Spin the Bottle, The Alphabet Sisters, Family Baggage, Those Faraday Girls, At Home with the Templetons, Lola's Secret, The House of Memories, The Trip of a Lifetime and a short story collection, All Together Now.

Editions for The Alphabet Sisters: X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ). The Alphabet Sisters () About book: "What was the joke she'd overheard two schoolboys tell last week.

'Why do girls wear make up and perfume?' 'Because they're ugly and they stink.'" What a lovely book to pick up off the shelf at my holiday house. Published by User, 14 years ago.

Mcinerney's book The Alphabet Sisters is sort of like the movie "Kiss the Bride" with hints of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding.". The book is about the reunion of 3 feuding sisters (one of which stole her own sister's fiance).5/5(5). Anna, Bett and Carrie were childhood singing stars – the Alphabet Sisters.

As adults they haven’t spoken for years. Not since Bett’s fiancé left her for another sister Now Lola, their larger-than-life grandmother, summons them home for a birthday extravaganza and a surprise announcement. But just as the rifts begin to close, the Alphabet [ ].

What a delightful book this is. For me, the enjoyment of a book comes from (1) the characters and (2) the emotional impact. THE ALPHABET SISTERS delivered in spades.

You will fall in love with Anna, Bett, Carrie, Opal, and Ellen. They're compelling and complex, and /5. Summary: Three estranged sisters, meeting up for their grandmother's 80th birthday, are each concealing the truth of their private lives from the others.

During rehearsals for a party piece, family secrets are revealed and resolved, and their fragile bond is tested again when it emerges that one of the sisters is. Known as the Twin Sisters® the duo have written thousands of products for children including over 3, songs, digital albums, e-books.

Get this from a library. The alphabet sisters: a novel. [Monica McInerney] -- The once close relationship between sisters Anna, Bett, and Carrie Quinlan has dissolved into estrangement as adults, until their grandmother, Lola, comes up with a scheme to reunite the sisters by.

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An unforgettable story of three women who learn that being true to themselves means being true to each other. The story is told by Cyril’s son Danny, as he and his older sister, the brilliantly acerbic and self-assured Maeve, are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother.

2 out of 5 stars. Common Knowledge Series Alphabet Sisters. Series: Alphabet Sisters. Series by cover. 1–2 of 2 (show all) Works (2) Titles: Order: The Alphabet Sisters by Monica McInerney: 1: Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion.Layering the lighthearted antics of small-town life with a heartbreaking story of loyalty lost and found, The Alphabet Sisters is an unforgettable story of two generations of women who learn that being true to themselves means being true to one : Monica Mcinerney.Get this from a library!

The alphabet sisters. [Monica McInerney] -- Each of three estranged sisters, meeting up for their grandmother's 80th birthday, is concealing the truth of her private life from the others. During rehearsals for a party piece, family secrets are.