The Resource The storyteller : a novel, Jodi Picoult

The storyteller : a novel, Jodi Picoult

Label
The storyteller : a novel
Title
The storyteller
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jodi Picoult
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sage Singer becomes friends with an old man who is particularly beloved in her community after they strike up a conversation at the bakery where she works. Josef Weber is everyone's favorite retired teacher and Little League coach. One day he asks Sage for a favor, to kill him. Shocked, Sage refuses, but then he tells her he deserves to die. Once he reveals his secret, Sage wonders if he is right. Can someone who has committed a truly heinous act ever redeem themselves with good behavior? Should you offer forgiveness to someone if you are not the party who was wronged? And most of all, if Sage even considers his request, is it murder, or justice? What do you do when evil lives next door?
Summary
Becoming friends with Josef Weber, an old man who's particularly loved in her community, Sage Singer is shocked when one day he asks her to kill him and reveals why he deserves to die, causing her question her beliefs--and to wonder if his request would be murder or justice
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10166337
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Picoult, Jodi
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bakers
  • Friendship
  • Good and evil
  • Ex-Nazis
  • Bakers
  • Ex-Nazis
  • Friendship
  • Good and evil
Target audience
adult
Label
The storyteller : a novel, Jodi Picoult
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn825049131
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
ix, 460 pages
Isbn
9781439102763
Lccn
2012048982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)825049131
Label
The storyteller : a novel, Jodi Picoult
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn825049131
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
ix, 460 pages
Isbn
9781439102763
Lccn
2012048982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)825049131

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