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As ​Picoult uses five voices to tell a complex tale of love, friendship and a Faulknerian family history, her mastery of language strongly individuates her characters. The primary voice in this accomplished first novel belongs to Jane Jones, a speech pathologist living in San Diego, Calif. Other narrators are her daughter Rebecca; her husband, Oliver, a marine biologist renowned for his research on the songs of humpback whales; her brother Joley; and her lover, Sam. When an argument between Jane and Oliver culminates in her striking him, Jane is shattered. A childhood victim of physical and sexual abuse, Jane has tried to submerge her memories, but this outbreak of violence causes her to reexamine her life. On a cross-country automobile trip, Jane and Rebecca travel to Stow, Mass., where Joley is living and where each woman meets the man she believes is her destiny. Jane relates the events that occur from San Diego to Stow, while Rebecca tells the story in reverse, flashing back… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 1992

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Atria, New York, 2007
452 oldal · ISBN: 141654920X
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Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, 2003
360 oldal · ISBN: 1741140390
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346 oldal · ISBN: 0743431014

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Jodi Picoult: Songs of the Humpback Whale

Noha ez az írónő egy elfeledett és kevésbé felkapott regényének számít, számomra lapról lapra bebizonyította, hogy nem értékelik eléggé.
Picoult szereplői nem engednek el, a sztori bennünk él tovább.
Csak ajánlani tudom!


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