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Sisterland - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Curtis Sittenfeld
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It is September 2009, and after nursing her son, Owen, at 2 a.m., a full 14 hours after the argument she’d had with her sister Violet, Daisy lies awake in bed stewing about it. She hadn’t meant to imply that being straight was necessarily easier than being gay, but somehow Violet held it up as an example that her sister was uptight and homophobic. Daisy believed that Violet was only dating women now because she was struggling with weight issues since quitting smoking and women tended to be more forgiving of an extra few pounds then men were as a rule.

When the bed begins to shake, at first Daisy thinks her husband Jeremy is turning over, but the rocking keeps on until it wakes him as well. The shaking stops and they gather the kids together into their room with them, allowing them...

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