Light sister, dark sister

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Random House Publishing Group, 1994 - Fiction - 293 pages
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Two sisters--the favored star, Bobbie, and the shadow, Gray--bonded by family. When Bobbie is diagnosed schizophrenic and Gray tries to build a separate life, she is held back by menacing questions--about sexuality, Bobbie, her father, herself. A stunning novel of insight and truth, triumph and pain.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A first novel, set in New Orleans, that belies any racial or feminist connotations contained in its clunky title: it's really about two sisters and their coming-of-age struggles as the genteel facade ... Read full review

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The pain of a younger sister growing up in a dysfunctional New Orleans family is the subject of Walmsley's potentially moving but ultimately disappointing first novel. Gray has always felt inferior to ... Read full review


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