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About the Book

Sister Mother Husband Dog

Hollywood screenwriter and bestselling author Delia Ephron returns with a memorable collection of personal and poignant stories and essays, anchored by a remembrance of losing her older sister, Nora Ephron.
In SISTER MOTHER HUSBAND DOG, Delia Ephron brings her trademark wit and effervescent prose to a series of unforgettable, moving, and provocative essays. The emotional linchpin in this collection is the author’s stirring, eloquent response to the death of Nora Ephron --- Delia’s older sister and frequent writing companion. Ephron deftly captures the love, rivalry, respect and intimacy that made up her relationship with her sister in a way that is at once deeply personal and comfortingly universal.
Other essays in this collection run the gamut from a hysterical piece about love and the movies --- how one romantic comedy completely destroyed her 20s --- to the joy of girl friends and best friendship, the magical madness and miracle of dogs, keen-eyed observations about urban survival, and a serious and affecting memoir of life with her mother and growing up the child of alcoholics. Ephron’s sparkling wit and humanity is present on every emotionally resonant page of SISTER MOTHER HUSBAND DOG.

Sister Mother Husband Dog
by Delia Ephron

  • Publication Date: August 26, 2014
  • Genres: Essays, Memoir, Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Plume
  • ISBN-10: 0142181099
  • ISBN-13: 9780142181096