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Leaving Home: Short Pieces (Kindle Single)

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  • Sales Rank:21,264
  • Format:Kindle eBook
  • Language:English (Published)
  • Media:Kindle Edition
  • Pages:0
  • Publication Date:January 12, 2011
  • ASIN:B004J173VU


Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis
Leaving Home brings together three, previously published short pieces, each dealing with a variation on the theme of leaving home. The first, “Weights and Measures,” deals with the tragic loss of a child; the second is a non-fiction letter Picoult wrote to her eldest son as he left for college; and, “Ritz” tells the story of a mother who takes the vacation all mothers need sometime.
Amazon.com Review
Jodi Picoult has the remarkable ability to portray an event's key moments and feelings in a potent narration that tugs at the heartstrings. Leaving Home's three emotionally charged stories deal with a gamut of pain, regret, unconditional love, memory, motherhood, and friendship that the author renders almost palpably. Fans will find that Leaving Home offers another shining example of Picoult's skill as a storyteller. Those new to her work will find this a magnificent introduction. --Shirley Hong
Synopsis
Leaving Home brings together three, previously published short pieces, each dealing with a variation on the theme of leaving home. The first, “Weights and Measures,” deals with the tragic loss of a child; the second is a non-fiction letter Picoult wrote to her eldest son as he left for college; and, “Ritz” tells the story of a mother who takes the vacation all mothers need sometime.

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