The Most Wanted

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Compass Press, Jan 1, 1998 - Fiction - 488 pages
6 Reviews
A correspondence between a 14-year-old Texas girl and a convict leads to love. A woman lawyer arranges a secret wedding and when the pregnant girl is banished from home, takes her in. The convict is a psychopath and tragedy follows when he escapes.

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On Sunday, January 09, 2005 I wrote: Hi kayote. I started to feel guilty because this book is on my TBR shelf since October, so more then 3 months But I am reading it now. The first chapter did not ... Read full review

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Really an interesting story with great sense of place and strong characterizations. I enjoyed it. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
27
Section 2
127
Section 3
155
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About the author (1998)

Jacquelyn Mitchard was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 10, 1957. She studied creative writing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1976, she became a journalist and eventually achieved the position as lifestyle columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newspaper. Her weekly column, The Rest of Us: Dispatches from the Mother Ship, appeared in 125 newspapers nationwide until she retired it in 2007. She is the author of children's, young adult, and adult books. Her first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean, was the first selection for Oprah's Book Club and was named by USA Today as one of the ten most influential books of the past 25 years. It was also adapted into a movie starring Michelle Pfeiffer. Her other adult novels include The Breakdown Lane; Twelve Times Blessed; Christmas, Present; A Theory of Relativity; The Most Wanted; Cage of Stars; and Still Summer. Her children's books include Starring Prima!: The Mouse of the Ballet Jolie; Rosalie, My Rosalie: The Tale of a Duckling; and Ready, Set , School! Her young adult books include Now You See Her; All We Know of Heaven; and The Midnight Twins series.

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