Audrey Rose

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Grand Central Publishing, Feb 28, 2009 - Fiction - 480 pages
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When Elliot Hoover loses his wife and daughter, Audrey Rose, in a fiery car crash, his world explodes. To heal his mental anguish and claim some peace, he visits a psychic who reveals to him that his daughter has been reincarnated into Ivy Templeton, a young girl living in New York City. Desperate to reclaim anything from his daughter's past, he searches out Ivy, only to discover that the unbelievable is shockingly true-his daughter is back. Now, in an effort to save her life, Hoover must choose between two horrifying possibilities-leaving his daughter's soul in torment, or taking the life of the young girl in whom she now lives.

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User Review  - Carol420 - LibraryThing

"Audrey Rose" is not only a great book, of a family torn apart, by what they don't even believe in, but it also presents a good representation of reincarnation. When Hoover's own daughter died, he was ... Read full review

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User Review  - ARBraun7 - LibraryThing

This book is by the author of The Entity. He also wrote the screenplay to The Entity's movie version, one of my favorite films. Too, he directed Dark Night of the Scarecrow, another of my favorite ... Read full review

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Frank Paul De Felitta was born in the Bronx, New York on August 3, 1921. During World War II, he served as a pilot in the Army Air Forces. He wrote scripts for a weekly radio thriller entitled The Whistler. He went on to write for TV anthology series and produced and directed documentaries. In 1966, he directed an NBC documentary in which Booker Wright, a black waiter from Mississippi, spoke candidly about how shabbily he had been treated by customers in a whites-only restaurant. Wright was eventually murdered. De Felitta won a Peabody Award for his documentary work. He also wrote the screenplays for the films Anzio, The Savage Is Loose, and The Entity. He wrote several horror novels including Audrey Rose and For Love of Audrey Rose. He also wrote the screenplay for the 1977 film Audrey Rose starring Anthony Hopkins. He died on March 29, 2016 at the age of 94.

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