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“Intimate and illuminating and, as is true of most anything Quindlen writes, well worth the read.”People

"Heartbreaking."Time

"Beautifully paced—keeps the reader anxiously turning the pages."New York Times Book Review

"A gut-wrencher—another stunner."Denver Post

"Impossible to put down—the tension is both awful and mesmerizing."St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Engrossing—compassionate and tense."New York Times

"Her best novel yet."Publishers Weekly

"Absolutely believable—Quindlen writes with power and grace."Boston Globe

"A moving masterpiece."Lexington Herald-Leader

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About the Author

ANNA QUINDLEN is the author of two other bestselling novels, Object Lessons and One True Thing. Her New York Times column, "Public & Private," won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992, and a selection of these columns was published as Thinking Out Loud. She is also the author of a collection of her "Life in the 30's" columns, Living Out Loud, and two children's books, The Tree That Came to Stay and Happily Ever After. She lives in New York City.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Random House Trade Paperbacks (March 30, 2010)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 320 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0812980492
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0812980493
  • Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ 1000L
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 8.3 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.14 x 0.65 x 7.98 inches
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