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  • 4 of 25 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Union County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande . (Show)

Current holds

8 current holds with 25 total copies.

Summary:

"Everything changes in a single moment for Dawn Edelstein. She's on a plane when the flight attendant makes an announcement: Prepare for a crash landing. She braces herself as thoughts flash through her mind. The shocking thing is, the thoughts are not of her husband but of a man she last saw fifteen years ago: Wyatt Armstrong. Dawn, miraculously, survives the crash, but so do all the doubts that have suddenly been raised. She has led a good life. Back in Boston, there is her husband, Brian, their beloved daughter, and her work as a death doula, in which she helps ease the transition between life and death for her clients. But somewhere in Egypt is Wyatt Armstrong, who works as an archaeologist unearthing ancient burial sites, a career Dawn once studied for but was forced to abandon when life suddenly intervened. And now, when it seems that fate is offering her second chances, she is not as sure of the choice she once made. After the crash landing, the airline ensures that the survivors are seen by a doctor, then offers transportation to wherever they want to go. The obvious destination is to fly home, but she could take another path: return to the archaeological site she left years before, reconnect with Wyatt and their unresolved history, and maybe even complete her research on The Book of Two Ways--the first known map of the afterlife. As the story unfolds, Dawn's two possible futures unspool side by side, as do the secrets and doubts long buried with them. Dawn must confront the questions she's never truly asked: What does a life well lived look like? When we leave this earth, what do we leave behind? Do we make choices . . . or do our choices make us? And who would you be if you hadn't turned out to be the person you are right now?" -- from book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande F Picoult, J (Text) 35178001827461 New Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 09/22/2020 Checked out 11/09/2020
Athena Public Library FIC PIC (Text) 37813000181969 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 10/15/2020 Checked out 11/05/2020
Baker County Library PICOULT (Jodi) (Text) 37814003312114 FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 10/06/2020 Checked out 10/29/2020
Enterprise Public Library FIC Picoult (Text) 30001000320525 Adult Fiction Book None 10/19/2020 Checked out 11/10/2020
Gilliam County Library F PICO (Text) 37823000181935 New Book Branch_Only_3months 10/16/2020 In process -
Harney County Library FIC PICOU (Text) 37720000607572 New Adult Display Book Branch_Only_3months 10/14/2020 Checked out 11/05/2020
Hermiston Public Library FIC PICO (Text) 37838000516369 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 09/16/2020 In process -
Hood River County Library FIC PICOULT (Text) 33892100701417 Adult New Books Book None 10/09/2020 Checked out 10/30/2020
Ione Public Library 813 PIC (Text) 37843000085019 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 10/07/2020 Available -
Joseph Public Library F PIC (Text) 30002000259812 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_2months 10/08/2020 Checked out 11/04/2020
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984818355
  • ISBN: 198481835X
  • Physical Description: 417 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2020]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
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Summary, etc.:
"Everything changes in a single moment for Dawn Edelstein. She's on a plane when the flight attendant makes an announcement: Prepare for a crash landing. She braces herself as thoughts flash through her mind. The shocking thing is, the thoughts are not of her husband but of a man she last saw fifteen years ago: Wyatt Armstrong. Dawn, miraculously, survives the crash, but so do all the doubts that have suddenly been raised. She has led a good life. Back in Boston, there is her husband, Brian, their beloved daughter, and her work as a death doula, in which she helps ease the transition between life and death for her clients. But somewhere in Egypt is Wyatt Armstrong, who works as an archaeologist unearthing ancient burial sites, a career Dawn once studied for but was forced to abandon when life suddenly intervened. And now, when it seems that fate is offering her second chances, she is not as sure of the choice she once made. After the crash landing, the airline ensures that the survivors are seen by a doctor, then offers transportation to wherever they want to go. The obvious destination is to fly home, but she could take another path: return to the archaeological site she left years before, reconnect with Wyatt and their unresolved history, and maybe even complete her research on The Book of Two Ways--the first known map of the afterlife. As the story unfolds, Dawn's two possible futures unspool side by side, as do the secrets and doubts long buried with them. Dawn must confront the questions she's never truly asked: What does a life well lived look like? When we leave this earth, what do we leave behind? Do we make choices . . . or do our choices make us? And who would you be if you hadn't turned out to be the person you are right now?" -- from book jacket.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Doulas > Fiction.
Choice (Psychology) > Fiction.
Aircraft accidents > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Archaeologists > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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