Songs of the Humpback Whale

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Hodder & Stoughton, Jun 25, 2009 - Fiction - 300 pages
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Jane had always lived in somebody's shadow. Escaping a childhood of abuse by marrying oceanographer Oliver Jones, she finds herself taking second place to his increasingly successful career. However, when her daughter Rebecca is similarly treated, Jane's dramatic stand takes them all by surprise. Jane and Rebecca set out to drive across America to the sanctuary of the New England apple orchard where Jane's brother Joley works. Oliver, used to tracking male humpback whales across vast oceans, now has the task of tracking his wife across a continent. To do so he must learn to see the world - and even himself - through her eyes...

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Another good yarn by Jodi. - Goodreads
This book was hard to read. - Goodreads
Not my favorite style of writing... - Goodreads
Her sex scenes in the book are horrific. - Goodreads
Good book, but not the ending I would have liked. - Goodreads
Also, I found the main female character Jane annoying. - Goodreads

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I was not very fond of this book. I was disappointed because I have read several of her books and loved them all. It just had several things that happened in the book that were very hard for me to ... Read full review

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Could not get past first chapter which is odd I love this author Read full review

About the author (2009)

Jodi Picoult grew up in Nesconset, New York. She received an A.B. in creative writing from Princeton and a master's degree in education from Harvard. Her previous novels include Keeping Faith, The Pact, and Mercy. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.

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