The Resource Second glance : a novel, Jodi Picoult, (electronic resource)

Second glance : a novel, Jodi Picoult, (electronic resource)

Label
Second glance : a novel
Title
Second glance
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jodi Picoult
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Sometimes I wonder ... Can a ghost find you, if she wants to'" An intricate tale of love, haunting memories, and renewal, Second Glance begins in current-day Vermont, where an old man puts a piece of land up for sale and unintentionally raises protest from the local Abenaki Indian tribe, who insist it's a burial ground. When odd, supernatural events plague the town of Comtosook, a ghost hunter is hired by the developer to help convince the residents that there's nothing spiritual about the property. Enter Ross Wakeman, a suicidal drifter who has put himself in mortal danger time and again. He's driven his car off a bridge into a lake. He's been mugged in New York City and struck by lightning in a calm country field. Yet despite his best efforts, life clings to him and pulls him ever deeper into the empty existence he cannot bear since his fiancEe's death in a car crash eight years ago. Ross now lives only for the moment he might once again encounter the woman he loves. But in Comtosook, the only discovery Ross can lay claim to is that of Lia Beaumont, a skittish, mysterious woman who, like Ross, is on a search for something beyond the boundary separating life and death. Thus begins Jodi Picoult's enthralling and ultimately astonishing story of love, fate, and a crime of passion. Hailed by critics as a "master" storyteller (Washington Post), Picoult once again "pushes herself, and consequently the reader, to think about the unthinkable" (Denver Post). Second Glance, her eeriest and most engrossing work yet, delves into a virtually unknown chapter of American history -- Vermont's eugenics project of the 1920s and 30s -- to provide a compelling study of the things that come back to haunt us -- literally and figuratively. Do we love across time, or in spite of it'
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Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Picoult, Jodi
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3566.I372
LC item number
S43 2008eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Reading level
5.8
Series statement
WSP readers club
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Romance fiction
  • Paranormal fiction
  • FICTION
  • Vermont
Label
Second glance : a novel, Jodi Picoult, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 425)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Washington Square Press trade pbk. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (425 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780743480758
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b6d72a4e-7d61-443d-a6f3-66cbcf258d87
Publisher number
EB00572911
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893678958
Label
Second glance : a novel, Jodi Picoult, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 425)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Washington Square Press trade pbk. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (425 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780743480758
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b6d72a4e-7d61-443d-a6f3-66cbcf258d87
Publisher number
EB00572911
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893678958

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