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The promise girls
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Published:
New York, New York : Kensington Publishing Corp, 2017.
Physical Desc:
346 pages ; 21 cm
Status:
Arden-Dimick
FICTION Bostwick, M.

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Every child prodigy grows up eventually. For the Promise sisters, escaping their mothers narcissism and the notoriety that came with her bestselling book hasnt been easy. Minerva Promise claimed that her three ztest tubey daughtersgifted pianist Joanie, artistic Meg, and storyteller Averywere engineered and molded to be geniuses. In adulthood, their modest lives fall far short of her grand ambitions. But now, twenty years after the books release, she hopes to redeem herself by taking part in a new documentary. Meg, who hasnt picked up a paintbrush in years, adamantly refuses to participate, until a car accident leaves her with crushing medical bills. While she recuperates in Seattle, the three sisters reluctantly meet with filmmaker Hal Seeger, another former prodigy. Like them, hes familiar with the weight of failed potential. But as he digs deeper, he uncovers secrets theyve hidden from each otherand a revelation that will challenge their beliefs, even as it spurs them to forge their own extraordinary lives at last.

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Book
Edition:
First Kensington Books trade paperback edition.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781496709219, 1496709217

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Every child prodigy grows up eventually. For the Promise sisters, escaping their mothers narcissism and the notoriety that came with her bestselling book hasnt been easy. Minerva Promise claimed that her three ztest tubey daughtersgifted pianist Joanie, artistic Meg, and storyteller Averywere engineered and molded to be geniuses. In adulthood, their modest lives fall far short of her grand ambitions. But now, twenty years after the books release, she hopes to redeem herself by taking part in a new documentary. Meg, who hasnt picked up a paintbrush in years, adamantly refuses to participate, until a car accident leaves her with crushing medical bills. While she recuperates in Seattle, the three sisters reluctantly meet with filmmaker Hal Seeger, another former prodigy. Like them, hes familiar with the weight of failed potential. But as he digs deeper, he uncovers secrets theyve hidden from each otherand a revelation that will challenge their beliefs, even as it spurs them to forge their own extraordinary lives at last.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Bostwick, M. (2017). The promise girls. First Kensington Books trade paperback edition. New York, New York, Kensington Publishing Corp.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bostwick, Marie. 2017. The Promise Girls. New York, New York, Kensington Publishing Corp.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bostwick, Marie, The Promise Girls. New York, New York, Kensington Publishing Corp, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bostwick, Marie. The Promise Girls. First Kensington Books trade paperback edition. New York, New York, Kensington Publishing Corp, 2017.

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