The Resource Leaving time : a novel, Jodi Picoult

Leaving time : a novel, Jodi Picoult

Label
Leaving time : a novel
Title
Leaving time
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jodi Picoult
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Alice Metcalf was a devoted mother, loving wife, and accomplished scientist who studied grief among elephants. Yet it's been a decade since she disappeared under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind her small daughter, husband, and the animals to which she devoted her life. All signs point to abandonment . . . or worse. Still Jenna--now thirteen years old and truly orphaned by a father maddened by grief--steadfastly refuses to believe in her mother's desertion. So she decides to approach the two people who might still be able to help her find Alice: a disgraced psychic named Serenity Jones, and Virgil Stanhope, the cynical detective who first investigated her mother's disappearance and the death of one of her mother's co-workers. Together these three lonely souls will discover truths destined to forever change their lives. Deeply moving and suspenseful, Leaving Time is a radiant exploration of the enduring love between mothers and daughters"--
Summary
"Alice Metcalf was a devoted mother, loving wife, and accomplished scientist who studied grief among elephants. Yet it's been a decade since she disappeared under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind her small daughter, husband, and the animals to which she devoted her life. All signs point to abandonment . . . or worse. Still Jenna--now thirteen years old and truly orphaned by a father maddened by grief--steadfastly refuses to believe in her mother's desertion. So she decides to approach the two people who might still be able to help her find Alice: a disgraced psychic named Serenity Jones, and Virgil Stanhope, the cynical detective who first investigated her mother's disappearance and the death of one of her mother's co-workers. Together these three lonely souls will discover truths destined to forever change their lives. Deeply moving and suspenseful, Leaving Time is a radiant exploration of the enduring love between mothers and daughters"--
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10356476
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Picoult, Jodi
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.I372
LC item number
L43 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
870
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Missing persons
Target audience
adult
Label
Leaving time : a novel, Jodi Picoult
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884139270
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
405 pages
Isbn
9780345544926
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014023994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)884139270
Label
Leaving time : a novel, Jodi Picoult
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884139270
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
405 pages
Isbn
9780345544926
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014023994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)884139270

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