The Resource The better sister : a novel, Alafair Burke

The better sister : a novel, Alafair Burke

Label
The better sister : a novel
Title
The better sister
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alafair Burke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From Alafair Burke--New York Times bestselling author of the runaway hit, The Wife--comes another twisty tale of domestic noir. When a prominent Manhattan lawyer is murdered, two estranged sisters--one the dead man's widow, the other his ex--must set aside mistrust and old resentments. but can they escape their past? Though Chloe was the younger of the two Taylor sisters, she always seemed to be in charge. She was the honor roll student with big dreams and an even bigger work ethic.Nicky was always restless. and more than a little reckless--the opposite of her ambitious little sister. She floated from job to job and man to man, and stayed close to home in Cleveland. For a while, it seemed like both sisters had found happiness. Chloe earned a scholarship to an Ivy League school and moved to New York City, where she landed a coveted publishing job. Nicky married promising young attorneyAdam Macintosh, and gave birth to a baby boy they named Ethan. The Taylor sisters became virtual strangers. Now, more than fifteen years later, their lives are drastically different--and Chloe is married to Adam. When he's murdered by an intruder at the couple's East Hampton beach house, Chloe reluctantly allows her teenaged stepson's biological mother--her estranged sister, Nicky--back into her life. But when the police begin to treat Ethan as a suspect in his father's death, the two sisters are forced to unite. and to confront the truth behind family secrets they have tried to bury in the past"--
  • "Though Chloe was the younger of the two Taylor sisters, she always seemed to be in charge. She was the honor roll student with big dreams and an even bigger work ethic. Nicky was always restless . . . and more than a little reckless--the opposite of her ambitious little sister. She floated from job to job and man to man, and stayed close to home in Cleveland. For a while, it seemed like both sisters had found happiness. Chloe earned a scholarship to an Ivy League school and moved to New York City, where she landed a coveted publishing job. Nicky married promising young attorney Adam Macintosh, and gave birth to a baby boy they named Ethan. The Taylor sisters became virtual strangers. Now, more than fifteen years later, their lives are drastically different--and Chloe is married to Adam. When he's murdered by an intruder at the couple's East Hampton beach house, Chloe reluctantly allows her teenaged stepson's biological mother--her estranged sister, Nicky--back into her life. But when the police begin to treat Ethan as a suspect in his father's death, the two sisters are forced to unite . . . and to confront the truth behind family secrets they have tried to bury in the past"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burke, Alafair,
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.U755
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Murder
  • Family secrets
  • Man-woman relationships
  • False arrest
  • Criminal defense lawyers
  • FICTION / Suspense
  • FICTION / Crime
  • Criminal defense lawyers
  • Domestic fiction
  • False arrest
  • Family secrets
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Murder
  • Sisters
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
Label
The better sister : a novel, Alafair Burke
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1078969472
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062853356
Lccn
2018057887
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8650D98E-0CA6-4F61-B290-E2187F29008C
Label
The better sister : a novel, Alafair Burke
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1078969472
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062853356
Lccn
2018057887
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8650D98E-0CA6-4F61-B290-E2187F29008C

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