By Judith Claire Mitchell
A nationwide JEWISH booklet AWARD FINALIST
“The modify sisters are mordant, wry, and crystalline in wit and imaginative and prescient; it's a super excitement to rocket via generations in their relations histories with them.” —Lauren Groff, New York Timesbestselling author of Fates and Furies, The Monsters of Templeton, and Arcadia
In the waning days of 1999, the final of the Alters—three broken yet wisecracking sisters who proportion an condo on Manhattan’s top West Side—decide it’s time to shut the circle of the kin curse through taking their very own lives. yet first, woman, Vee, and Delph needs to clarify the origins of that curse and the way it has manifested through the previous generations. Unspooling threads of heritage, own reminiscence, and kin lore, they weave a captivating account that stretches again a century to their great-grandfather, an excellent scientist whose specialist triumph turned the bad legacy that defines them. A suicide notice crafted by means of 3 vivid, humorous women, A Reunion of Ghosts is the ultimate bankruptcy of a saga lifetimes within the making—one that's inexorably intertwined with the tale of the 20th century itself.
“Mitchell explores the mixed-blessing bonds of kin with wry wit. This unique story is black comedy at its best.”—People Book of the Week
“A wealthy portrait of a sophisticated kin, at turns violent and hilarious.”—Emma Straub, New York Timesbestselling author
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A Reunion Of Ghosts: A Novel by Judith Claire Mitchell