- Author:Jodi Picoult
- Publisher:Washington Square Press (February 4, 2003)
- Pages:368 pages
- Subcategory:Thrillers & Suspense
- FB2 format1845 kb
- ePUB format1865 kb
- DJVU format1277 kb
- Formats:mbr lrf txt mobi
Songs of the Humpback Whale. Harvesting the Heart. First published in Australia in 2002.
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Perfect Match (Jodi Picoult, 2002) explores the conflict between the professional and personal life of an assistant district attorney when she discovers that her son has been molested. What happens when you do all the right things for all the wrong reasons? As an assistant district attorney in York County, Maine, Nina Frost prosecutes the sort of crimes that tear families apart. She helps clients navigate their way through a nightmare – even though the legal system is not always the faultless compass they want and need it to be.
She is an expert at the art of the written word
Picoult brings to life a female prosecutor whose cherished family. When I pick up a book by Jodi Picoult, I know I am being placed in capable hands. She is an expert at the art of the written word. She is unafraid to approach controversial and sensitive topics and does so with grace and refinement.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Picoult brings to life a female prosecutor whose cherished family is shattered when she learns that her five-year-old son has been sexually abused. What does it mean to be a good mother? How far would you go in the name of love - and justice? In the course of her everyday work.
Subject: Crime novels. The story opens with a prologue in which an unnamed female character in a courtroom inexplicably shoots the defendant four times as he approaches his defense attorney. The shooter, as revealed, is Assistant District Attorney Nina Frost and the defendant a priest.
The recipient of the 2003 New England Book Award for her entire body of work, she is the author of twenty-six novels, including the New York Times bestsellers House Rules, Handle With Care, Change of Heart, and My Sister’s Keeper, for which she received the American Library Association’s Margaret Alexander Edwards Award.
Picoult brings to life a female prosecutor whose cherished family is shattered when she learns that her five-year-old son has been sexually abused. But when her own five-year-old son, Nathaniel, is traumatized by a sexual assault, Nina and her husband, Caleb, a quiet and methodical stone mason, are shattered, ripped apart by an enraging sense of helplessness in the face of a futile justice system that Nina knows all too well.
I'd listened, dewy-e yed, to law school professors and truly believed that as a prosecutor, I had a chance to rid the planet of evil n cases, you make the consci.
I'd listened, dewy-e yed, to law school professors and truly believed that as a prosecutor, I had a chance to rid the planet of evil n cases, you make the conscious decision to plead as m any as you can. It was before I realized that righteousness has less to do wi th a verdict than persuasion. Before I realized that I had not chosen a crusa de, but only a job. Still, it never entered my mind to be a defense attorney.
Book Description: Jodi Picoult is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have been adapted for both the small and silver screen. In Perfect Match, she spins a story of a mother who does the unthinkable to protect her child. Lines blur when assistant DA Nina Frost learns that her five-year-old son Nathaniel was sexually abused by a priest. She takes the law into her own hands, killing the man accused.
Jodi Picoult-one of the most fearless writers of our time-tackles a complicated issue in this gripping and nuanced novel. How do we balance the rights of pregnant women with the rights of the unborn they carry? What does it mean to be a good parent? A Spark of Light will inspire debate, conversation. and, hopefully, understanding. A Spark of Light 1 of 6. 1:43:49. A Spark of Light 2 of 6. 2:43:15. A Spark of Light 3 of 6. 3:13:15. A Spark of Light 4 of 6. 2:29:31. A Spark of Light 5 of 6. 1:47:01.