The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson

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The bestselling status (and subsequent blockbuster film adaptations) of "Bridget Jones's Diary" and "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" is proof of the enduring strength of this category. Although the novel is invented, Robinson is a successful Hollywood producer whose credits include "Braveheart" and "Last Orders."
 

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Independent film producer, screenwriter and author Elisabeth Robinson grew up in a Detroit suburb. She studied philosophy and economics at Oberlin College. She began her film career in New York, where she scouted books to make into movies. Her film credits include Braveheart and Last Orders. Her first novel is The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters, which is based on her sister's battle with leukemia. Her sister Laurie died in 1998. She currently lives in New York.
 
Published January 7, 2004 by Little, Brown and Company. 346 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Olivia, 34, is struggling unsuccessfully to produce a film adaptation of Don Quixote and contemplating the happier aspects of suicide when she receives word that her younger, newly married sister Maddie has been diagnosed with leukemia.

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When Madeline is diagnosed with cancer, Olivia's letters show her struggling with her feelings for her family and trying to take care of her sister, while attempting to get an ambitious movie made and trying to understand why her long term relationship has ended.

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Maybe Pages: 336 Date: March 2005 Publisher: Pocket Books ISBN: 0743469054 In fairness to this book it was a mistake to read it immediately after reading Carrie Fisher's Delusions of Grandma, which wasn't a great book but was well-written and very readable even if it didn't have...

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