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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Sisters Antipodes
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When Jane Alison was a child, her family met another that seemed like its mirror: a father in the Foreign Service, a beautiful mother, and two little girls, the younger two - one of them Jane - sharing a birthday. With so much in common, the two families became almost instantly inseparable. Within months, affairs had ignited between the adults, and before long the pairs had exchanged partners - divorced, remarried, and moved on. As if in a cataclysm of nature, two families were ripped asunder, and two new ones were formed. Two pairs of girls were left in shock, a 'silent, numb shock, like a crack inside stone, not enough to split it but inside, quietly fissuring'. And Jane and her stepsister were thrown into a state of wordless combat for the love of their fathers. (Source: Trove)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2009 .
      Extent: 276p.
      ISBN: 9781741757880
Alternative title: Mijn schaduwzusje
Language: Dutch
    • Amsterdam,
      c
      Netherlands,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Arena ,
      2009 .
      Extent: 284p.
      ISBN: 9789089901163
    • Amsterdam,
      c
      Netherlands,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Arena ,
      2010 .
      Extent: 284p.
      Edition info: 3rd Dutch Ed.
      ISBN: 9789022556047

Works about this Work

'My Father's Knife' : Autobiography as Hermeneutic Phenomenology Jack Bowers , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Life Writing , December vol. 7 no. 3 2010; (p. 317-323)
Family Swap Triggers a Memoir Scandal Matt Buchanan , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 November 2009; (p. 13)
Foreign Affairs Lynne Minion , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 June 2009; (p. 4-5)
And Then One Day the World Turned Upside Down Kathy Hunt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 April 2009; (p. 15)

— Review of The Sisters Antipodes Jane Alison , 2009 single work autobiography
Off the Shelf : Memoir Lorien Kaye , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 April 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of The Sisters Antipodes Jane Alison , 2009 single work autobiography
My Father, Your Father Francine Du Plessix Gray , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 29 March vol. 114 no. 13 2009; (p. 17)

— Review of The Sisters Antipodes Jane Alison , 2009 single work autobiography
Off the Shelf : Memoir Lorien Kaye , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 April 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of The Sisters Antipodes Jane Alison , 2009 single work autobiography
And Then One Day the World Turned Upside Down Kathy Hunt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 April 2009; (p. 15)

— Review of The Sisters Antipodes Jane Alison , 2009 single work autobiography
Foreign Affairs Lynne Minion , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 June 2009; (p. 4-5)
Family Swap Triggers a Memoir Scandal Matt Buchanan , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 November 2009; (p. 13)
'My Father's Knife' : Autobiography as Hermeneutic Phenomenology Jack Bowers , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Life Writing , December vol. 7 no. 3 2010; (p. 317-323)
Last amended 10 Oct 2011 16:38:47
Subjects:
  • c
    United States of America (USA),
    c
    Americas,
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
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