Winter Sisters

Winter Sisters

Book - 2018
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Penguin Putnam
“Stunning. . . Oliveira writes with feeling.”
The New York Times Book Review

“[An] engrossing story. . . that feel utterly timely.”
People, “The Best New Books”

New York, 1879: An epic blizzard descends on Albany, devastating the city. When the snow finally settles, two newly orphaned girls are missing. Determined not to give up hope, Dr. Mary Sutter, a former Civil War surgeon, searches for the two sisters. When what happened to them is finally revealed, Dr. Sutter must fight the most powerful of Albany's citizens, risking personal and public danger as she seeks to protect the fragile, putting at risk loves and lives in her quest to right unimaginable wrongs.

As contemporary as it is historic, Winter Sisters is part gripping thriller, part family saga, and ultimately a story of trauma and resilience that explores the tremendous good and unspeakable evil of which humans are capable.

Baker & Taylor
When the two young daughters of friends killed in a late-19th-century storm vanish without a trace, a former Civil War surgeon launches a determined rescue effort that is challenged by a community that believes there is no hope and a violin student niece who returns home from Paris with a secret agenda. By the best-selling author of My Name Is Mary Sutter.

Baker
& Taylor

When the two young daughters of friends killed in a blizzard in 1879 vanish without a trace, former Civil War surgeon Mary Sutter launches a rescue effort that is challenged by a community that believes there is no hope.
New York, 1879: After an epic snow storm ravages the city of Albany, Dr. Mary Sutter, a former civil war surgeon, begins a search for two little girls, the daughters of close friends killed by the storm who have vanished without a trace. When what happened to them is revealed, the uproar that ensues tears apart families, reputations, and even the social fabric of the city, exposing dark secrets about some of the most powerful of its citizens, and putting fragile loves and lives at great risk.

Publisher: New York, New York :, Viking,, [2018]
ISBN: 9780399564253
039956425X
Characteristics: 409 pages ; 24 cm

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Oct 02, 2018

Amazon.ca Reviews 5.0 out of 5 Numerous readers.
5.0 out of 5 stars "Excellent"
May 18, 2018
Though at first the story line is tragic it has a great ending. Wonderful character development and a joyous feeling at the end that anything is possible

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March 28, 2018
This story kept me hooked right from the start.

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