"Sisters are doing it for themselves," sings Annie Lennox. In this classic and far-ranging portrait of sisterhood Peterson explores a hilarious slumber party, a singing duo of sisters about to find their fame, a Zulu tribe of sisters, the chosen sisterhood of Isabel Allende and Tabra Tunoa, and the sisterhood of animals, such as dolphins and elehants. Weaving memoir, research, interviews, and lively storytelling, Peterson celebrates how the feminine can balance and restore our health and survival. Her well-told insights from psychology, mythology, history, and anthropology reveal the enduring alliance of sisterhoods—from childhood bonds to growing old together as Crones.
Brenda Peterson is the author of 17 books, including the novel Duck and Cover, a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year,” and her first memoir, Build Me an Ark: A Life with Animals, which was chosen as a “Best Spiritual Book of the Year.” The author reads this new memoir, I Want To Be Left Behind: Finding Rapture Here on Earth. It was chosen as an Indie Next “Best Top Read” and named among the “Top Ten Best Non-Fiction Books of 2010 by The Christian Science Monitor. Peterson lives on the Salish Sea in Seattle, Washington. Her first children’s book, Leopard and Silkie: One Boy’s Quest to Save Seal Pups is out in early 2012. For more audio/video and back-story on this new memoir and other books, please visit: www.IWantToBeLeftBehind.com.
Sister Stories: Bonds That Shape Our Lives
Author: Brenda Peterson
Narrator: Brenda Peterson
Item No: PL318
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