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New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult is widely acclaimed for her keen insights into the hearts and minds of real people. Now she tells the emotionally riveting story of a family torn apart by conflicting needs and a passionate love that triumphs over human weakness.

Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age thirteen, she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions, and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can somehow fight the leukemia that has plagued her since childhood. The product of preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Anna was conceived as a bone marrow match for Kate—a life and a role that she has never challenged...until now. Like most teenagers, Anna is beginning to question who she truly is. But unlike most teenagers, she has always been defined in terms of her sister—and so Anna makes a decision that for most would be unthinkable, a decision that will tear her family apart and have perhaps fatal consequences for the sister she loves.

My Sister’s Keeper examines what it means to be a good parent, a good sister, a good person. Is it morally correct to do whatever it takes to save a child’s life, even if that means infringing upon the rights of another? Is it worth trying to discover who you really are, if that quest makes you like yourself less? Should you follow your own heart, or let others lead you? Once again, in My Sister’s Keeper, Jodi Picoult tackles a controversial real-life subject with grace, wisdom, and sensitivity.

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Now a feature film starring Cameron Diaz, Jodi Picoult's New York Times bestselling novel tells the story of a girl who decides to sue her parents for the

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Jodi Picoult is the author of nineteen novels, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Sing You Home, House Rules, Handle With Care, Change of Heart, Nineteen Minutes, and My Sister’s Keeper. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children. Visit her website at JodiPicoult.com.

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writermala, March 27, 2011 (view all comments by writermala)
When one picks up a Picoult book, one expects to fall in love with the characters and become one with the situation. In my sister's keeper we identify so totally with the story that when we face the unexpected gut-wrenching ending we too are torn apart.

Each character is so ambivalent about Kate's illness and Anna's role in it that we as readers don't know what to think and wait for Picoult to guide us.
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ISBN:
9781439157381
Author:
Picoult, Jodi
Publisher:
Washington Square Press
Subject:
Literary
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Family life
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Media Tie-In - General
Subject:
General Fiction
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Mothers and daughters
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Domestic fiction
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Literature-A to Z
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20090531
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TRADE PAPER
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English
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448
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8.25 x 5.31 in 12.705 oz

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