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Darcey Steinke's 'Sister Golden Hair' a winning tale of girlhood
Darcey Steinke's 'Sister Golden Hair' a winning tale of girlhood

Darcey Steinke has published five novels and a memoir in the last 25 years (her first book came out in 1989 when she was 27). For all her apparent productivity, Steinke has been relatively quiet in recent years: It has been nearly a decade since her last novel, "Milk," and seven years since the memoir "Easter Everywhere." But those who have stuck with her will be heartened to know that her new novel, "Sister Golden Hair," may perhaps earn laurels more substantial and nutritious: shades of "labor of love," a definite "worth the wait." "Sister Golden Hair," with its story of a former minister's daughter finding herself in the...

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