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SECOND GLANCE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Exploring the dark history of America's eugenics movement, Picoult (Perfect Match, 2002, etc.) sneaks in a ghost story in her eighth outing: a gratifying blend of gothic melodrama and social critique.Ross Wakeman remains implausibly unscathed after every suicide attempt, preventing him from a desired reunion with his dead fiancée. Having quit his job filming for a television ghost hunter, he takes ... Read full review

Review: Second Glance

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Barbara Lipkien Gershenbaum

• Read an Excerpt SECOND GLANCE, Jodi Picoult's newest novel, is an extraordinary "genrehybrid." The confluence of its parts ghost story, love story, historical novel, paranormal/supernatural tale converges to offer readers a book that roars with superlative dialogue, radiates with interesting characters (alive and dead) and floats in the ether above the mediocre. The elements of redemption, the ... Read full review

Second glance: a novel

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This intelligent novel gets off to a jerky start, with too many characters appearing in too rapid a succession. Suicidal widower Ross Wakeman might appear as the main character, although we also ... Read full review

Second glance a novel

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Hired as a "ghost hunter," over-the-edge Ross Wakeman is really hoping to encounter his long-dead fianc e. Instead, he encounters lovely Lia-and a crumbling gravestone carrying her name. ... Read full review

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