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Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult
  

Vanishing Acts

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I cannot recommend this author highly enough. She always tackles nutty social issues, high emotional topics but refrains from being overly sentimental. She lets the power of the plot speak for itself. This involves the kidnapping of a daughter from her mother by her father 28 years previously. The police have just caught up with him. The story unfolds in sections with each having a chapter from the view point of a different character. The result is remarkable.

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Synopsis

Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult

Delia Hopkins has led a charmed life. Raised in rural New Hampshire by her widowed father Andrew, she now has a young daughter, a handsome fiance, and a job she loves, finding missing persons. But as Delia plans her wedding, she is plagued by flashbacks of a life she can't recall. And then a policeman knocks at her door, and her world fractures into something unrecognisable ...

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Enthralling * Heat * The punch of a populist thriller * Elle * Picoult takes a red-hot topic and turns it into a gripping and thought-provoking novel * Woman & Home *


About the Author

Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult was our Guest Editor in January 2014 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.

Jodi Picoult is the author of twenty-one internationally bestselling novels, including My Sister's Keeper, House Rules and The Storyteller, and has also co-written two YA books with her daughter Samantha van Leer, Between the Lines and Off the Page. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.

Author Photograph © Deborah Feingold

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd January 2014

Author

Jodi Picoult

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Publisher

Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781444754612

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