Harvesting the Heart

Harvesting the Heart

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From the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of Leaving Time Paige has only a few vivid memories of her mother, who abandoned her at five years old. Now, having left her father behind in Chicago for dreams of art school and marriage to an ambitious young doctor, she finds herself with a child of her own. But her mother's absence and shameful memories of her past force her to doubt whether she could ever be capable of bringing joy and meaning into the life of her child, gifts her own mother never gave. Harvesting the Heart is written with astonishing clarity and evocative detail, convincing in its depiction of emotional pain, love, and vulnerability, and recalls the writing of Alice Hoffman and Kristin Hannah. Out of Paige's struggle to find wholeness, Jodi Picoult crafts an absorbing novel peopled by richly drawn characters, and explores motherhood with a power and depth only she is capable of. a€œA brilliant, moving examination of motherhood, brimming with detail and emotion.a€ a€”Richmond Times-Dispatch a€œJodi Picoult explores the fragile ground of ambivalent motherhood in her lush second novel. This story belongs toa€b the lucky reader.a€ a€”The New York Times Book ReviewA Novel Jodi Picoult. aquot;Hey, aquot; Nicholas said, tipping up ... aquot;Thata#39;s the way I end a third date.aquot; Paige leaned her head ... aquot;My father used to tell me Ia#39;d know when someone was the perfect match for me, aquot; she murmured. aquot;He said God worked it soanbsp;...

Title:Harvesting the Heart
Author:Jodi Picoult
Publisher:Penguin - 1995-04-01


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