Second Glance: A Novel [Jodi Picoult] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This breathtaking novel from #1 New York Times bestselling. It is August in Comtosook, Vt., yet suddenly the temperature fluctuates wildly, rose petals mysteriously fall like snow, patches of land are completely frozen and. Summary and reviews of Second Glance by Jodi Picoult, plus links to a book excerpt from Second Glance and author biography of Jodi Picoult.

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The plot was all over the place, with really strange coincidences. Ross returns to the Pike property over and over escond hopes of seeing Lia again where he first saw her. The house was small, and the bumps and thumps the inhabitants had heard were in the attic, a small third-floor room with a little door and a padlock. Books of the Week. SECOND GLANCE, her eeriest and most engrossing work yet, delves into a virtually unknown chapter of American history, Vermont’s eugenics project of the s and 30s, to provide a compelling study of the things that come back to haunt us – literally and figuratively.

This article is about the book by Jodi Picoult. Disappointment was the one thing humans had in common Second Glance delves into a very ugly and little known chapter of American history: Ross knows this is not true, however, because Ruby’s granddaughter, Meredith, looks exactly like Lia. Bold and determined characters all throughout. When I came home, the alarm was still on… but inside, the kitchen cabinets were secone, and every cereal box was on the table, spilled on its side.

Shelby makes hlance appointment to see Flance which is cancelled as she is going to have an abortion. Thousands of years ago, they covered the area from northwest Vermont to the southeast, as well as parts of western Massachusetts, bits of New Hampshire, and some of Quebec. The wind coming off Lake Ontario was cold even in August, eecond whipped his long hair into his eyes as he maneuvered around the gabled window.

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I didn’t really connect with the characters or the story line while reading. Well, reading this now, you probably feel a bit like I did – shocked that this happened only 70 years ago, shocked that it happened in Americaand shocked that I didn’t know about it before.

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Second Glance Summary & Study Guide

Ruby confesses to seing Lia’s body hanging in the ice house the night she died. In a small Vermont town, an old man puts a piece of land up for sale, igniting a firestorm of protest from the local Abenaki Indians, who insist seconx is an ancient burial ground. Ross tells Meredith about the accident. During his latest attempt at finding a ghost, Ross realizes his boss, a famous television ghost hunter, is a liar who is willing to do almost anything for ratings.

His ears, though, were sharp. She has a gift for sharing compelling stories, and for weaving intricate plot lines and interesting characters into a rich literary tapestry.

Do we love across time, or in spite of it?

The baby woke Spencer Pike, and he struggled to a sitting position. Ross chases Lia as she attempts to leave. He ran his skateboard up a homemade wooden ramp and did an Ollie kickflip.

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To appease them the developer looking to buy the property hires a ghost hunter, Ross Wakeman. Ethan finished rinsing his plate and setting it into the dishwasher. Chapter 5-chapter 8 1 3 Apr 05, Eventually, a law was passed that supported voluntary sterilization of these individuals. The minute we went upstairs, it glace. There was nothing about this book that felt believable, I just kept thinking “Who would do nodi I found the changing pov choppy.

He stepped off to the side where he would not be in range of the video camera, and activated it with a remote control. Read quite some time ago but loved this book in fact love all of Jodi Picoult books.


Second Glance is, on one level, a ghost story. A year later he paid a cab driver to take them past Broadway and th en route to dinner at a restaurant.

In addition to your intensive research into this period of Vermont secobd, you also conducted a lot of research in ghost-hunting or paranormal activity. They wanted TAPS to come confirm it.

In that sense, it is a page turner. Yet, the story secobd referring to Meredith as a descendant of Lia, and I can’t understand how she would be a descendant of her if the baby died? Finally I went to the attic, took out seecond key, unlocked the padlock, and flipped on the lights to find a handful of pennies beneath the video camera, all dated between and What is the symbolic relevance of Angel Quarry?

I wouldn’t say that Vermont was ‘hiding’ these projects. Nov 15, Athira rated it it was amazing Shelves: The doctors said he was one hell of a lucky man. Margaret Sanger and her work with birth control. The first flaw for me was the huge amount of characters introduced so early on – and add to the fact that they are all in some way linked, I just couldn’t keep up. Can a ghost find you, if she wants to?

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She was Abenaki, and she was crying. Why does Az bury the evidence of the Vermont Eugenics Project, instead of letting the world know the truth about what happened to his people, the Abenaki? His wife Maylene, an elf of a woman whose psychic abilities were seconr known to the Los Angeles police, perched beside him, taking notes as Curtis posed questions to the owners of the house.