The Book of Two Ways (Paperback)Jodi Picoult (author)
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With her uncanny ability to provoke a profound emotional reaction in her readers, Picoult delivers another slice of brilliantly affecting storytelling with this story of a plane crash survivor at a crossroads in their life.
Jodi Picoult's stunning new novel about life, death, and missed opportunities.
Who would you be, if you hadn't turned out to be the person you are now?
Dawn is a death doula, and spends her life helping people make the final transition peacefully.
But when the plane she's on plummets, she finds herself thinking not of the perfect life she has, but the life she was forced to abandon fifteen years ago - when she left behind a career in Egyptology, and a man she loved.
Against the odds, she survives, and the airline offers her a ticket to wherever she needs to get to - but the answer to that question suddenly seems uncertain.
As the path of her life forks in two very different directions, Dawn must confront questions she's never truly asked: What does a well-lived life look like? What do we leave behind when we go? And do we make our choices, or do our choices make us?
Two possible futures. One impossible choice.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 311 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 32 mm
'A writer the world should be reading right now.' - Independent
'It is hard to exaggerate how well Picoult writes.' - The Financial Times
'Her intelligent, meticulously researched novels explore ethical dilemmas through heartrending, headline-grabbing scenarios.' - The Sunday Times
'A matchless talent for hitting emotional notes.' - The Irish Times
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“Read more like a text book than fiction!”
I’d like to thank Hodder & Stoughton and NetGalley for giving me the opportunity to read ‘The Book Of Two Ways’ by Jodi Picoult in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.
Dawn is a death doula helping people... More
Death will come whether or not we are prepared. Of the one million three hundred thousand thoughts we have each day, precious few are about how to meet the challenge of death.”
This story broke me!!
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“interesting and thought-provoking.”
The Book of Two Ways is the twenty-fourth adult novel by award-winning, best-selling American author, Jodi Picoult. By some miraculous quirk of fate, Dawn Edelstein is one of a handful survivors of a plane crash.... More
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