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Anne's Pick of the Month
by Kimberly McCreight
In Reconstructing Amelia, the stunning debut novel
from Kimberly McCreight, Kate's in the middle of the
biggest meeting of her career when she gets the
telephone call from Grace Hall, her daughter’s exclusive private school in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Amelia has been suspended, effective immediately, and Kate must come get her daughter—now. But Kate’s stress over leaving work quickly turns to panic when she arrives at the school and finds it surrounded by police officers, fire trucks, and an ambulance. By then it’s already too late for Amelia. And for Kate.
An academic overachiever despondent over getting caught cheating has jumped to her death. At least that’s the story Grace Hall tells Kate. And clouded as she is by her guilt and grief, it is the one she forces herself to believe. Until she gets an anonymous text: She didn’t jump.
Reconstructing Amelia is about secret first loves, old friendships, and an all-girls club steeped in tradition. But, most of all, it’s the story of how far a mother will go to vindicate the memory of a daughter whose life she couldn’t save.
Fans of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl will find Reconstructing Amelia just as gripping and surprising.
December 13, 2013
DAN GUTMAN SIGNING DETAILS
- First Come, First Serve
- Admittance by number and not
before 4 PM
- We will be letting small groups by
number in at a time, so there may
be waiting outside. Please dress
- Dan will only sign ONE book per
customer purchased elsewhere,
but will sign all books purchased
here on the day of the signing.
Thank you in advance for your patience!
January 11, 2014
Author of Loose Nukes