One Day My Sister Disappeared: A Memoir
One Day My Sister Disappeared is Christine Orban’s deeply affecting meditation on family, grief, and identity. In spare and tender prose, Orban reflects on the death of her younger sister, Maco, and her presence, which endures.
The story begins in Morocco, where Christine and Maco spend an idyllic childhood riding horses and collecting seashells. The bond between them is profound, and yet the sisters are quite different from each other. While Christine, who is bookish, goes off to university in Paris to immerse herself in a world of ideas, Maco remains at home, eventually falling in love with a wealthy Muslim, whom she marries. But soon Maco’s life crumbles under the strain of her husband’s infidelities, and the two divorce. When a Moroccan law separates Maco from her children, she turns to her beloved sister for solace and support. Unfortunately, Christine is unable to protect Masco from her tragic fate.
Christine Orban’s story, set against the evocative landscapes of Morocco and Paris, is a poignant reckoning with loss and, ultimately, a celebration of the singular bond between sisters.
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