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Author: Jodi Picoult
ISBN: 141654092X
Language: English
Pages: 768 pages
Category: Literary
Publisher: Atria Books; Large Print edition (2007)
Rating: 4.6
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Nineteen Minutes is both a page-turner and a thoughtful exploration of popularity, power, and . No reader can possibly foresee the book's stunning denouement

Nineteen Minutes is both a page-turner and a thoughtful exploration of popularity, power, and the social ruts that can define us in ways we may not wish to be defined. Rocky Mountain News (Denver) "Picoult is a rare writer who delivers, book after book, a winning combination of the literary and the commercial. No reader can possibly foresee the book's stunning denouement. This is vintage Picoult, expertly crafted, thought-provoking and compelling. Entertainment Weekly, Grade: A " absorbing and expertly made.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Jodi Picoult, bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper and The Tenth Circle, pens her most riveting book yet.

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Nineteen Minutes (Jodi Picoult, 2007) examines a school shooting in a riveting, poignant, and thought-provoking novel .

Nineteen Minutes (Jodi Picoult, 2007) examines a school shooting in a riveting, poignant, and thought-provoking novel that asks a haunting question: Do we really ever know someone? . Bestseller Picoult takes on another contemporary hot-button issue in her brilliantly told new thrille. he author’s insights into her characters’ deep-seated emotions brings this lines read chillingly alive. Helpful resources on bullying, school violence and prevention. Are you an educator looking to use 19 Minutes for an anti-bullying curriculum? The Fish Bowl discussion structure is an effective way to facilitate group conversations.

In nineteen minutes, you can mow the front lawn, color your hair, watch a third of a hockey game. In nineteen minutes, you can stop the world, or you can just jump off it. In nineteen minutes, you can get revenge. Sterling is a small, ordinary New Hampshire town where nothing ever happens - until the day its complacency is shattered by a shocking act of violence.

Nineteen Minutes, published on March 9, 2007, is a novel by Jodi Picoult. It was her first book to debut at on the New York Times Best Seller list

Nineteen Minutes, published on March 9, 2007, is a novel by Jodi Picoult. It was her first book to debut at on the New York Times Best Seller list. This book is about a school shooting, and focuses on the events leading up to and following the incident.

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Nineteen Minutes is New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult's most raw, honest, and important novel yet. Told with the straightforward style for which she has become known, it asks simple questions that have no easy answers: Can your own child become a mystery to you?

Nineteen Minutes is New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult's most raw, honest, and important novel yet. Told with the straightforward style for which she has become known, it asks simple questions that have no easy answers: Can your own child become a mystery to you? What does it mean to be different in our society?

is very authentic and she articulates emotion amazingly well. Expect to laugh, cry, smile and experience words that will change your vantage point. I saw it on the book shelf a number of times reading the cover and decided not to read. This particular time I decided why not, I couldn’t put it down, up late night reading. This book, Small Great Things is absolutely amazing. I’m impressed that a Caucasian woman wrote a novel about racism in America from both perspectives and on so many levels got it right. She also helped me to see both sides when babies have been taught hate from the womb; we got a lot of work to do.

Jodi Picoult’s latest topical novel, Nineteen Minutes, takes its title from the duration of a high-school shooting rampage perpetrated by Peter Houghton, a much-bullied New Hampshire teenager. Everyone would remember Peter for 19 minutes of his life, but what about the other nine million? asks Peter’s mother. There’s a word we learned in social studies: schadenfreude, one of this book’s characters writes.

In the aftermath of a horrific small-town school shooting, lawyer Jordan McAfee finds himself defending a youth who desperately needs someone on his side, while intrepid detective Patrick DuCharme works with a primary witness in the daughter of the superior court judge assigned to the case. By the author of The Tenth Circle. (Suspense)
Comments (7)
Morlurne
This is not my usual book to read. We chose it in book club, but I loved it. Great writing and really made me think about how we treat each other as human beings. Also gave me more empathy for the troubled and bullied kids out there. Cried for the last 3 or 4 chapters. It is truly a heart wrenching story (situation) for all those involved. I certainly re-evaluated some of my opinions of people and reminded me not to judge others when I don't know all the facts. This was a book I could not put down!
Maximilianishe
I've read this novel twice. Once a few years ago and again recently for a book club. This novel is timely and very well written.
I am in my late 60's and glad that my child
rearing days are well behind me. Parenting is very challenging, especially the teenage years. Although people always look to the parents when a child exhibits antisocial & troublesome behaviors but while the parents may be the primary caregivers the child comes in contact with many people who help shape their personalities. This book examines every aspect of Peter's life experiences and leaves us to decide which influences contributed to his attitudes.
Sarin
I had heard great reviews of this book (as well as the movie) and I decided to give it a try. From the opening pages, I was hooked...great story line, riveting character development, and an ethical dilemma that leaves you wondering who the good guys and bad guys are (and believe me, sometimes not being able to tell!). I would be lying, however, if I didn't mention a slight "cheese factor", especially in regards to the lawyer, Campbell, and his relationship with court-appointed guardian-ad-litem, but it doesn't change the fact that I had a hard time putting this book down.
I am a critical care nurse (with a physician husband), so I admit it's harder for me to suspend any reality when it comes to healthcare in literature...any exaggerations or inaccuracies usually become so difficult for me to overcome that it taints my entire impression of a book. This book, however, made it easy to look past that....at least, that is, until the ending. Not only was it incredibly inaccurate from a healthcare approach (I would give an example but it would give the entire story away), but it felt as though the story, which had a great pace throughout, suddenly rocket-launched just to get to the finish line. The ending is the only reason I didn't give it 5 stars, but this is still a deeply moving, worthy read!
Nalmetus
I'm pretty shocked that parents had a problem with this book being assigned to high school students. It's completely relevant to today's youth. What's surprising about the attempt to ban this book was that parents had a problem with the sex scenes, not the violence. Sure, a kid shoots other kids and that's no problem but even the mere mention of sexually active high school students sends parents into a fit? Grow up. There are much larger issues in this book, as in life, and sex doesn't always have to be the first thing on everyone's mind. Come on adults--let's set a better example of our kids. Read this book to remember what high school was like and see it through your kid's eyes. Talk to them about bullying, and about sex, instead of trying to ban a book that can easily open the conversation.
Wizard
Being a retired teacher, I was drawn to this story. (I also really have enjoyed reading many Jodi Picoult stories). Too many children are bullied in today's world. Too many children try to hide their soft, quiet personalities just to try and blend in with those who bully others. Jodi describes the world those "picked on kids" live in and she does it with her emotionally charged writing style. Well done!
Ballazan
Three stars for Ms. Picoult's courage to write on such a difficult subject, and for her mostly appropriate portrayal of the various age-groups and the genders. Minus two for what came across as sometimes a juvenile writing style (her book Plain Truth was much better imho), and for the cutoff at the end that left too much gap between what occurred throughout the story and the abrupt ending she left hanging for some of the characters. She tried to tie it all up in the final chapter, but it did not answer many questions, nor did it do justice to the buildup during the story.
Nuadora
Wow! What insight into the minds of those who are so relentlessly victimized that they finally snap and become victimizers. I've worked with adult clients who say, based on their own experiences of being constantly bullied throughout school, that the victims of mass school shootings deserve it. I don't agree, of course, but I understand the rage. Having worked in the public school system, I can guarantee you that the preferred method of dealing with bullying is to ignore it. We cannot let this continue. Bullying destroys the self-esteem of people for many, many years, if not a lifetime. I was bullied throughout elementary school and, thank God, my parents moved so I could get a fresh start where I was accepted and even enjoyed a certain level of popularity ... so it isn't always the "victim's fault" that they are picked on. If your child is bullied and your school won't deal with it, (1) turn them into their superintendent, (2) turn them into your state's education agency, (3) insist that the district allow your child to change schools, (4) if you must, move, (5) arrange for QUALITY home school, (6) pay for private school, (7) get your child counseling with a counselor who enjoys playing with younger kids or talking to older kids and teens, but DO SOMETHING because school bullying causes lifelong self-esteem issues that affect academic success, careers, and whether or not your child becomes a bully or marries one.