Songs of the Humpback Whale
Jodi Picoult's powerful novel portrays an emotionally charged marriage that changes course in one explosive moment.For years, Jane Jones has lived in the shadow of her husband, renowned San Diego oceanographer Oliver Jones. But during an escalating argument, Jane turns on him with an alarming... show more
Jodi Picoult's powerful novel portrays an emotionally charged marriage that changes course in one explosive moment.For years, Jane Jones has lived in the shadow of her husband, renowned San Diego oceanographer Oliver Jones. But during an escalating argument, Jane turns on him with an alarming volatility. In anger and fear, Jane leaves with their teenage daughter, Rebecca, for a cross-country odyssey charted by letters from her brother Joley, guiding them to his Massachusetts apple farm, where surprising self-discoveries await. Now Oliver, an expert at tracking humpback whales across vast oceans, will search for his wife across a continent -- and find a new way to see the world, his family, and himself: through her eyes.
Publish date: October 1st 2001
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 346
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Najgorsza książka Picoult, jaką dane mi było do tej pory czytać. Rozumiem, że debiut. Rozumiem, że początki są ciężkie. Ale to nie są powody, dla których można zwalniać autorkę od myślenia. Pozwólcie, że nakreślę sytuację. Jane poprztykała się z mężem Olivierem - naukowcem, który do tego stopnia jes...
Songs of the Humpback Whale by Jodi PicoultJane has married Oliver who studies the ocean. Jane and Rebecca drive across America to her uncles in MA. There are letters waiting for them at various post offices along the way.Songs are passed on down from male speaker to male speaker. Find the abuse sec...
This is Jodi Picoult's first published novel and usually I'm not as big a fan of her earlier work. I actually enjoyed this book quite a bit though. It tells the story of husband and wife Jane and Oliver and their troubled relationship, and their daughter Rebecca. When Jane and Rebecca flee Oliver af...
Her debut novel is not one of my favorites. From the beginning I wasn't sure about it, and I was waiting for some really good twist. Things happened, but I'm not sure I really connected to it. The structure was great, but the only thing it left out was the very end, and that wasn't all that shocking...