Have an account? Sign in |Sign up

New York TImes Best-selling Author

Sister, Sister

Sister, Sister
Author:
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Publisher: Penguin Group
Publication Year: December 1, 1997
ASIN: B000OCXI4O

Dickey tells the story of three adult siblings whose adventures in love cause them to lose their patience but not their sense of humor. His novel shows that there is a difference between knowing the right thing to do and finding the will to do it.

Buy from Amazon Kindle
About the Book

The idea of an African American "sister" novel written by a man will strike many as suspicious, but Dickey accurately details the tangled relationships between both his female and male characters. Valerie turns to her sister, Inda, for counsel when she senses her husband has lost interest in their relationship. But Inda has her own problems: first she meets her boyfriend Raymond's "other girlfriend," Chiquita; then the pair find Raymond with yet another woman, who turns out to be his fiancée. There's more: Thaddeus, Valerie and Inda's brother, falls for Chiquita, who in turn has formed a sisterly bond with Inda, despite the less-than-ideal circumstances of their meeting. Point of view alternates between the various characters as Valerie, Chiquita, and Inda share their thoughts and feelings about their interlocking relationships with one another, with men, with family members, and with the past. Remarkably, Dickey is able both to create believable female characters and to explore the "sister-sister" relationship with genuine insight.

Look Inside
Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the page above are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

Email EJD
Instagram