The Wright Sister (MP3 CD)

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By Patty Dann, Elizabeth Wiley (Read by)
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September 2020 Indie Next List


“The story of Katharine Wright is told here through imagined letters and diary entries. She has married late in life and as a consequence has been shunned by her brother, Orville. As a devoted confidant and caregiver to both Orville and Wilbur Wright, this is an unexpected blow. The pain of physical and emotional separation comes through clearly. At the same time, we learn about her life, told with frankness, wonder, and humor. A story that will leave readers wanting to know more about this delightful woman.”
— Susan Hepburn, Red Balloon Bookshop, St. Paul, MN

Winter 2020 Reading Group Indie Next List


“Katharine Wright — beloved sister and fervent supporter of Wilbur and Orville Wright, suffragette, feminist, aspiring teacher — becomes Orville’s caretaker and support after the death of Wilbur. Orville becomes more and more reclusive, finally cutting Katharine out of his life. The letters to Orville and musings of a sister who endeavors to close the ever-widening gap between the siblings make this a lovely historical novel.”
— Lynda O'Brien, An Unlikely Story, Plainville, MA

Product Details
ISBN: 9781799926887
ISBN-10: 1799926885
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: August 18th, 2020
Language: English