Salem Falls

Picoult's riveting drama of ordinary people under pressure when a man is accused of rape reached number two on the bestseller list when it was first published in the UK.

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'Jodi Picoult is not one to shy away from fictional controversy; in fact, the more tangled and messy a moral dilemma appears, the better she likes it. Daily Mail Picoult has been incredibly successful in dissecting the pain that family members go through when faced with sensitive and emotive issues Daily Express Picoult, once again, grabs a razor-sharp issue and uses her brilliantly intricate pen to expose all the shades of grey with PERFECTION. Cosmopolitan
Author:
Jodi Picoult

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Short Description

Picoult's riveting drama of ordinary people under pressure when a man is accused of rape reached number two on the bestseller list when it was first published in the UK.

Review:

'Jodi Picoult is not one to shy away from fictional controversy; in fact, the more tangled and messy a moral dilemma appears, the better she likes it. Daily Mail Picoult has been incredibly successful in dissecting the pain that family members go through when faced with sensitive and emotive issues Daily Express Picoult, once again, grabs a razor-sharp issue and uses her brilliantly intricate pen to expose all the shades of grey with PERFECTION. Cosmopolitan

Long description

Jack St. Bride was once a beloved teacher and soccer coach at a girls' private school - until a student's crush sparked a powder keg of accusation and robbed him of his career and reputation. Now, after a devastatingly public ordeal that left him with an eight-month jail sentence and no job, Jack resolves to pick up the pieces of his life. He takes a job washing dishes at Addie Peabody's diner and slowly starts to form a relationship with her in the quiet New England village of Salem Falls. But just when Jack thinks he has outrun his past, a quartet of teenage girls with a secret turn his world upside down once again, triggering a modern-day witch hunt in a town haunted by its own history ...

Product details

Author:
Jodi Picoult
Format:
Paperback
Imprint:
Hodder
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN:
9780340962787
Audience:
General
Pages:
496
Width (mm):
130
Length (mm):
198
Additional Info:
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 KEEPING FAITH, THE PACT, and MERCY. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.

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Mediocre Jodi

Good story but you don't care about the characters as much as in Jodi's other books. Still a good read though

 

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