The budding romance between two teenaged children of two families who have been lifelong friends and neighbors culminates tragically in an abortive suicide pact, leading to a gripping courtroom drama. Reprint.
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From Jodi Picoult, one of the most powerful writers in contemporary fiction, comes a riveting, timely, heartbreaking, and terrifying novel of families in anguish and friendships ripped apart by inconceivable violence. Until the phone calls came at 3:00 a.m. on a November morning, the Golds and their neighbors, the Hartes, had been inseparable. It was no surprise to anyone when their teenage children, Chris and Emily, began showing signs that their relationship was moving beyond that of lifelong friends. But now seventeen-year-old Emily has been shot to death by her beloved and devoted Chris as part of an apparent suicide pact leaving two devastated families stranded in the dark and dense predawn, desperate for answers about an unthinkable act and the children they never really knew."About the Author:
Jodi Picoult is the author of The Pact and six other critically acclaimed novels. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband, two sons, and daughter.
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Book Description Hodder Paperback, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0340963859
Book Description Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110340963859
Book Description Hodder Paperback, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0340963859