My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult Paperback Book

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Author: Jodi Picoult

Format: Paperback, Unabridged-CD, Paperback

Publisher: Pocket Books

Published: Feb 2005

Genre: Fiction - Literary

Retail Price: $16.99

Pages: 423

Synopsis

The author vividly evokes the physical and psychic toll a desperately sick child imposes on a family....There can be no easy outcomes in a tale about individual autonomy clashing with a sibling's right to life, but Picoult thwarts our expectations in unexpected ways....[A] telling portrait of a profoundly stressed family.

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Reviews

BookLender review by merri on 2007-06-13 23:38:30

this was such a thoughtful book, yet good at the same time. one child is sick, and the other child cant be a doner. so the parents purposefully conceive a new daughter who will be able to be a doner to the sick one, and her life is really just mostly to live that role. the younger daughter sues to divorce her parents to get control of her body, a move which may kill her sister... and then there's the brother who is kind of ignored in all of it... it will leave you wondering what you'd do...

BookLender review by Amanda on 2009-02-15 23:09:36

A GOOD BOOK ALL AROUND...THE ENDING MAY BE A BIT OVER DONE FOR SOME...BUT STILL A VERY THOUGHTFUL READ!!!

BookLender review by Joan on 2007-09-24 18:46:02

A riveting thought provoking story that presents all sides very well with an ending that certainly surpises the reader.

BookLender review by Georlen on 2007-08-10 16:44:55

Well written and thought provoking story about the effect of a terminally ill child on lives of the rest of the family members.

BookLender review by Jennifer on 2007-08-30 03:15:27

Once you start, you can't put it down, every parent should read this book