The Almost Archer Sisters: A Novel

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 7, 2008 - Fiction - 256 pages
3 Reviews
Georgia "Peachy" Archer always thought she was happy with her choices in life: quitting college, marrying young, raising two boys in the same small town where she grew up. But just as Peachy's life is beginning to settle into a careful routine, her sister's life begins to dangerously unravel.

Beth Archer chose a different life: fancy apartment in Manhattan, fancy friends, making lots of money. She's been on her own since she was a teenager, and she's still on her own, outgrowing dress styles and boyfriends faster than Peachy can inherit them. But on a visit home one weekend, Beth upends everything Peachy thought she knew about being happy.

In the tradition of Jennifer Weiner and Melissa Bank, The Almost Archer Sisters is a refreshingly honest portrait of sisterhood, motherhood, and female mayhem in its many states of grievance, grace, and forgiveness.

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User Review  - loosha - LibraryThing

At first I thought, oh oh, just chicklit. But the story is complex, thoughtful, and well written. Two sisters who have taken distinctly different paths (think [In Her Shoes]) and whose lives and past ... Read full review

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User Review  - Twink - LibraryThing

knew I had a doctor's appointment after work the other day, so I quickly stuck The Almost Archer Sisters in my bag to take with me. My doctor is invariably behind, so an hour and a half later, it was ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Lisa Gabriele is a television producer, cinematographer, and writer. Her work has appeared on the CBC, the History Channel and the Life Network. Her writing has appeared in "Vice Magazine" and "The Washington Post, " among other publications, and she is a frequent contributor to "Nerve" magazine. Gabriele lives in Toronto's Little Italy.

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