Book ‘The Perfect Other’ by Kyleigh Leddy

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A Memoir of My Sister
All Kait Leddy had ever wanted was a little sister. When Kyleigh was born, they were inseparable; Kait would protect her, include her, cuddle and comfort her, and, to Kyleigh, her big sister was her whole world. As they grew, however, and as Kait entered adolescence, her personality began to change. She was lashing out emotionally and physically, and losing touch with reality in certain ways. The family struggled to keep this side of Kait private—at school and in her social life, she was still the gorgeous, effervescent life of the party with a modeling career ahead of her and big dreams. But slowly, things began to shatter, and Kyleigh could only watch in horror as her perfect sibling’s...
Publisher: Harper; Advance Reader Copy edition (March 15, 2022)  Pages: 304 pages  ISBN-10: 0358469341  ISBN-13: 978-0358469346  ASIN:‎ B08NWV26P2

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KYLEIGH LEDDY is a graduate of Boston College and is currently pursuing an MSW at Columbia University in advanced clinical practice and public policy. In 2019, she won the New York Times Modern Love college essay contest for an essay about grieving her sister, Kait. Her work has appeared in the New York Times and Parents, as well as other publications. She is based in New York City, and this is her first book.