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Sister Mine (Compact Disc)
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""We'd had to be cut free of our mother's womb. Abby and I were fused, you see. But here's the real kicker; Abby had the magic, I didn't."" Now adults, Makeda and Abby still share their childhood home. The surgery to separate the two girls left Makeda with what feels like an even worse deformity: no mojo. The daughters of a celestial demigod and a human woman, Makeda and Abby were raised by their magical father. Today, Makeda has decided it's high time to move out and make her own life. In Cheerful Rest, Makeda finds exactly what she's been looking for: an opportunity to live apart from Abby. But when her father goes missing, Makeda will have to discover her own talent if she's to have a hope of saving him...
About the Author
Nalo Hopkinson has won numerous awards including the John W. Campbell Award, the World Fantasy Award, and Canada's Sunburst Award for Literature of the Fantastic. Her award-winning short fiction collection Skin Folk was selected for the 2002 New York Times Summer Reading List and was one of the New York Times Best Books of the Year. Born in Jamaica, Nalo has lived in Guyana, Trinidad, and Canada. READER BIORobin Miles is a Golden Voice, Audiofile Magazine's top 30 voices in the U.S., whose numerous performing & directing awards include Audies, Earphones, and several ""Best of the Year"" designations. She has narrated over 200 audiobooks, including bestsellers, Cleopatra: A Life and The Warmth of Other Suns, in addition to museum installations and documentary films. She handles archaic historical fiction, SciFi/Fantasy, Romance, and poetry with equal agility and you will find her memorable work in almost all genres. Additional credits include Broadway's The Violet Hour, many Shakespeare and classic stage plays, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and National Geographic's Tales from the Wild. She is a graduate of Yale University (B.A.) and The Yale School of Drama (M.F.A.), and owns Voxpertise, Inc., a VO production company and voice training company in NYC.