Plain Truth

Plain Truth

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By (author) Jodi Picoult

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  • Publisher: Hodder Paperback
  • Format: Paperback | 608 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 196mm x 32mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 15 August 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1444754378
  • ISBN 13: 9781444754377
  • Sales rank: 14,766

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Katie Fisher is Amish. For eighteen years, she has grown up in a community set apart from the modern world by lifestyle and belief. It is a community fiercely protective of its way of life. To turn your back on it is to lose everything - your church, your home, and your family. So in the middle of the night when the baby comes, Katie does the only thing she knows how to do in times of stress: she prays. Exhausted, she falls asleep. When she wakes, the child is gone. Her prayer has been answered. But faith alone cannot help when the baby's body is found.

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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 novels include HOUSE RULES, NINETEEN MINUTES, MY SISTER'S KEEPER and THE STORYTELLER. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children. Jodi's UK website is www.jodipicoult.co.uk and she can be found on Facebook and Twitter at facebook.com/JodiPicoultUK and twitter.com/jodipicoult. She also has a YouTube channel www.youtube.com/user/JodiPicoultOfficial.

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Picoult's appreciation of teen angst is exquisitely unwrapped ... and on this form she is going to leave her readers impatient for more. Scotsman A suspenseful, richly layered drama ... never loses its grip. The research is convincing, the plotting taught, the scenes wonderfully vivid ... [An] absorbing, multidimensional portrait of an Amish clan People Impossible to put down Observer This is Picoult's greatest strength; her ability to inhabit other people's feelings, relishing the bits that are complex and contradictory ... She is a master of her craft. Sunday Telegraph [H]er vivid characters have a depth and tenacity rarely found in blockbusters. Strong narrative control, a lack of sentimentality and robust but undogmatic research mark her out - as does her proven ability Independent on Sunday