Jodi Picoult, bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper and The Tenth Circle, pens her most riveting book yet, with a startling and poignant story about the devastating aftermath of a small-town tragedy.
Sterling is an ordinary New Hampshire town where nothing ever happens--until the day its complacency is shattered by a school shooting. Josie Cormier, the daughter of the judge sitting on the case, should be the state's best witness, but she can't remember what happened before her very own eyes--or can she? As the trial progresses, fault lines between the high school and the adult community begin to show--destroying the closest of friendships and families. Nineteen Minutes asks what it means to be different in our society, who has the right to judge someone else, and whether anyone is ever really who they seem to be.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ShouldIReadIt - LibraryThing
In a high school shooting that takes just 19 minutes to complete, Peter kills 10 students, injures 29, and leaves scores reeling in his small town. Interspersed among the stories of those who were ... Read full review
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This is my first Jodi Picoult book, and I have to say I'm impressed. I've never had a book make me flip opinions so often and so quickly. I thought I knew where the book was headed, but I ended up ... Read full review