Sister Language

September 15, 2019|
Sister Language by Christina Baillie
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Sister Language is a collaboration, composed mainly of letters and other writings, between two sisters, one of whom, Christina, is schizophrenic. In the careful building of a bridge between sisters, a prose nonpareil is achieved, and a linguistic "bridge" created between readers and the authors, one of whom''s deep isolation is in this way diminished.

"A playful duet, a radiant howl, a swirling portrait of schizophrenia and sisterhood--this beautiful, wildly-groomed book magnifies two brilliant minds in motion. It is a story of what happens when ''everyday'' language mutinies and shatters, leaving a fragile chimera of coherence. But mostly it''s a tale of unshakable, vulnerable, writerly love that brought me to tears." - Kyo Maclear, author of Birds Art Life

Christina Baillie is a schizophrenic writer and artist, living in Toronto.Martha Baillie''s 2009 novel, The Incident Report, was nominated for the Scotia Bank Giller Prize. Her second Pedlar Press novel, The Search For Heinrich Schlögel was released in 2014 simultaneously with Tin House in the US. French edition by Leméac Éditeur in Qu...
Title:Sister LanguageFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:218 pages, 8.5 X 6 X 1 inShipping dimensions:218 pages, 8.5 X 6 X 1 inPublished:September 15, 2019Publisher:Pedlar PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:189714198X

ISBN - 13:9781897141984

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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