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After caring for her mother during her final, painful battle with terminal cancer, Ellen Gulden discovers many surprising things about her mother's life and finds herself accused of murdering her mother in a mercy killing. By the author of Object Lessons. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

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A New York psychiatrist recounts her mother's death for which she was arrested. At the time, Dr. Ellen Gulden was accused of killing her mother with an overdose of morphine, a charge in part based on a high school essay in which she advocated euthanasia. By the author of Object Lessons.

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A mother. A daughter. A shattering choice.

From Anna Quindlen, bestselling author of Black and Blue, comes a novel of life, love andeveryday acts of mercy.

A triumph.

--San Francisco Chronicle

From the Paperback edition.

About the Author

ANNA QUINDLEN is the author of five novels (Blessings, Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Rise and Shine), and six nonfiction books (Being Perfect, Loud & Clear, A Short Guide to a Happy Life, Living Out Loud, Thinking Out Loud, How Reading Changed My Life). She has also written two children's books (The Tree That Came to Stay, Happily Ever After). Her New York Times column "Public and Private" won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Her column now appears every other week in Newsweek.

Table of Contents

"A Reader's guide," p. [291]-299.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307763518
Publisher:
Random House Trade Paperbacks
Subject:
Fiction : General
Author:
Quindlen, Anna
Author:
Anna Quindlen
Author:
of Object Lessons.
Subject:
Movie-TV Tie-In - General
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Euthanasia
Subject:
Media Tie-In - General
Subject:
Legal stories
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Film and Television-Novelization
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20060808
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
299

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Product details 299 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780307763518 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A New York psychiatrist recounts her mother's death for which she was arrested. At the time, Dr. Ellen Gulden was accused of killing her mother with an overdose of morphine, a charge in part based on a high school essay in which she advocated euthanasia. By the author of Object Lessons.
"Synopsis" by , A mother. A daughter. A shattering choice.

From Anna Quindlen, bestselling author of Black and Blue, comes a novel of life, love andeveryday acts of mercy.

A triumph.

--San Francisco Chronicle

From the Paperback edition.

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