A NovelBook - 2007
Sterling is an ordinary New Hampshire town where nothing ever happens-until the day its complacency is shattered by an act of violence. Josie Cormier, the teenage daughter of the judge sitting on the case, should be the state's best witness, but she can't remember what happened before her very own eyes-or can she? As the trial progresses, fault lines between the high school and the adult community begin to show- destroying the closest of friendships and families.
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Yasou_no_Hanabi Dec 06, 2012
This is the third Jodi Picoult book I've read (after My Sister's Keeper and Handle With Care) and I was pretty disappointed by it. The topic was okay, but it wasn't as riveting as the others ... it took a lot of effort to pick it up, where as with her other novels I would be finished really quic... Read More »
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In nineteen minutes, you can mow the front lawn, color your hair, watch a third of a hockey game. In nineteen minutes, you can bake scones or get a tooth filled by a dentist; you can fold laundry for a family of five....In nineteen minutes, you can stop the world, or you can just jump off it. In nineteen minutes, you can get revenge.
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