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This is an excellent read. Three sisters find themselves back home in a small town. Lots of secrets and hopes revealed. Each character is great and interesting
posted Oct 12, 2011 at 3:25PM
Brookdale Library Staff said:
If you have studied Shakespeare you might enjoy this story about 3 adult sisters who come home to help with their sick mother. Their father, a college prof, had schooled them in Shakespeare's plays their whole lives. Phrases from the plays are in all their conversations which is "weird"! The relationship between the sisters has been strained for years, but they try to come together for their parents sake. Julie
posted Feb 11, 2013 at 5:15PM
Nobody understood the human condition more than William Shakespeare and this 21st-century story of three troubled women is a testament to this, both overtly and otherwise. Brown takes her time creating three distinct women and their relationships to each other, as well as their parents, are fresh and insightful. I don’t feel the book deserves the exuberant praise it has received, as it reads to me much like other pleasant, forgettable popular fiction, but as a nice, quiet read for the uncritical reader, I can recommend a walk with the Weird Sisters.
posted Mar 20, 2013 at 10:46AM
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The oldest sister; stayed in her hometown to take care of her aging parents; teaches math; her fiance wants her to go with him to London.
Bianca "Bean" Andreas
Left New York to returns home when her mother is diagnosed with cancer; charged with embezzlement; struggling with debt.
The youngest sister; left New Mexico to return home when her mother is diagnosed with cancer; dealing with an unexpected pregnancy by a struggling artist.