true and outstanding adventures of the Hunt sisters

a novel
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Bay Back Books, Little, Brown , New York
Women motion picture producers and directors -- Fiction, Motion picture industry -- Fiction, Married women -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fi
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Unemployed actress Olivia Hunt leaves Hollywood to return home at the request of her younger sister, Madeleine, and finds herself struggling to help her sister, keep her parents under control, and reconnect with an old boyfriend

StatementElisabeth Robinson
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3618.O325 T78 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination326, 8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17152531M
ISBN 100316159360

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The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters is a story of true sisterly love. It'll make you laugh. It will make you cry. It's not sappy. It is strong and real and tender and funny. And it's not just about sisters. It's about one woman's relationship with her sister, her best friend, her parents and the lost love of her life.5/5(5).

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"It's somewhat autobiographical in that my sister went through sort of what happens in the book," Robinson says, explaining that her sister died of leukemia in I walked into a used book shop and bought this novel for $2. It did say ‘International Bestseller’, but I had never heard of it before.

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The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson. Publication Date: January 3, ; Genres: Fiction; Paperback: pages; Publisher: Back Bay Books; ISBN ; ISBN The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson About the Book Olivia Hunt is unemployed, living alone, and working on the fourth draft of her suicide note when she gets a phone call that lets her know what real trouble is.

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American : Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters Olivia Hunt is a Hollywood producer who has just been fired after her last movie entitled Lyold the Hamster, tanked at the box office.

The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson Olivia Hunt is unemployed, living alone, and working on the fourth draft of her suicide note when she gets a phone call that lets her know what real trouble is.

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