02 February 2011

Book Review | Sing You Home By Jodi Picoult 2011

Product Details
Hardcover: 480 pages
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1439102724
ISBN-13: 978-1439102725
Author: Jodi Picoult

Synopsis: Every life has a soundtrack. All you have to do is listen.

Music has set the tone for most of Zoe Baxter’s life. There’s the melody that reminds her of the summer she spent rubbing baby oil on her stomach in pursuit of the perfect tan. A dance beat that makes her think of using a fake ID to slip into a nightclub. A dirge that marked the years she spent trying to get pregnant.

For better or for worse, music is the language of memory. It is also the language of love.

In the aftermath of a series of personal tragedies, Zoe throws herself into her career as a music therapist. When an unexpected friendship slowly blossoms into love, she makes plans for a new life, but to her shock and inevitable rage, some people—even those she loves and trusts most—don’t want that to happen.

Sing You Home is about identity, love, marriage, and parenthood. It’s about people wanting to do the right thing for the greater good, even as they work to fulfill their own personal desires and dreams. And it’s about what happens when the outside world brutally calls into question the very thing closest to our hearts: family.

About the author:
Name: Jodi Picoult
Current Home: Hanover, New Hampshire
Date of Birth: May 19, 1966
Place of Birth: New York, New York
Education: A.B. in Creative Writing, Princeton University; M.A. in Education, Harvard University
Awards: New England Bookseller Award for Fiction, 2003; Romance Writers of America, “Best Mainstream Fiction Novel” (forSecond Glance), 2003

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