The Deep End of the Ocean
Few first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical success, and the first title chosen for Oprah's Book Club. Both highly suspenseful and deeply moving, The Deep End of the Ocean imagines every mother's worst... show more
Few first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical success, and the first title chosen for Oprah's Book Club. Both highly suspenseful and deeply moving, The Deep End of the Ocean imagines every mother's worst nightmare—the disappearance of a child—as it explores a family's struggle to endure, even against extraordinary odds. Filled with compassion, humor, and brilliant observations about the texture of real life, here is a story of rare power, one that will touch readers' hearts and make them celebrate the emotions that make us all one.
Publish date: October 1st 1999
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: Cappadora Family (#1)
Okay, a friend challenged me to read this 30 days ago, I did it and The Deep End of the Ocean was not something I would have ever chosen on my own. Overall it was sad and at times depressing but what saved it for me was the way Jacquelyn paced the story. I had to keep on pushing through to see what ...
This is the definition of "page turner". Do not let the movie color your choice of reading this. The movie doesn't even understand the book and should not have the same name.
The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn MitchardLove hearing about the monkey bread!Beth is registering the family at the hotel and her younger son has at the same time gone missing. Someone must've taken him while the older child looked on.The police canvas inside and out and can't locate the child....
Not thrilled with this one because it was extremely depressing. So many bad things happened in this family. The mom melted, the dad got sick, the oldest son goes haywire, the younger son goes missing for 9 years, and a daughter shows up. It's wishy-washy at the end with the kid, and that was suppose...
When I first picked this book up I thought it would be interesting although the plot line seemed pretty depressing. Essentially, a three-year old boy is kidnapped while his mother's back is turned in a hotel lobby. His older brother was supposed to be watching him but he wasn't paying attention and ...