by Jodi Picoult
Category: Fiction / P - R
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publication date: 7 November 2005
Number of pages: 528
Jack Bride was once a teacher at a girls' private school, until a student's crush robbed him of his career and reputation. Jack takes a job washing dishes at Addie Peabody's diner and slowly starts to form a relationship with her. But, just when he thinks he has outrun his past, a quartet of teenage girls with a secret turn his world upside down.
What the papers say:
"- 'Picoult's characters are so compelling that the reader hopes this won't be the last time we meet' - USA Today - 'Gripping... you'll be riveted by this multilayered tale of small-town intrigue.' - GLAMOUR - 'It is impossible not to be held spellbound by the way she forces us to think, hard, about right and wrong' - Washington Post - 'Genuinely suspenseful... remarkably original' - Publishers' Weekly"
Jodi Picoult grew up in Nesconset, New York. She received an A.B. in creative writing from Princeton and a master's degree in education from Harvard. Her previous novels include PLAIN TRUTH, KEEPING FAITH, THE PACT, VANISHING ACTS and MERCY. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.
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