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Jacquelyn Mitchard

Autor(a) de The Deep End of the Ocean

41+ Works 10,413 Membros 297 Críticas 16 Favorited

About the Author

Jacquelyn Mitchard was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 10, 1957. She studied creative writing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1976, she became a journalist and eventually achieved the position as lifestyle columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newspaper. Her mostrar mais weekly column, The Rest of Us: Dispatches from the Mother Ship, appeared in 125 newspapers nationwide until she retired it in 2007. She is the author of children's, young adult, and adult books. Her first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean, was the first selection for Oprah's Book Club and was named by USA Today as one of the ten most influential books of the past 25 years. It was also adapted into a movie starring Michelle Pfeiffer. Her other adult novels include The Breakdown Lane; Twelve Times Blessed; Christmas, Present; A Theory of Relativity; The Most Wanted; Cage of Stars; and Still Summer. Her children's books include Starring Prima!: The Mouse of the Ballet Jolie; Rosalie, My Rosalie: The Tale of a Duckling; and Ready, Set , School! Her young adult books include Now You See Her; All We Know of Heaven; and The Midnight Twins series. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras por Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Deep End of the Ocean (1996) 3,672 exemplares
Cage of Stars (2006) 858 exemplares
The Most Wanted (1998) 723 exemplares
Ready, Set, School! (2007) 672 exemplares
A Theory of Relativity (2001) 644 exemplares
The Breakdown Lane (2005) 577 exemplares
Still Summer (2007) 460 exemplares
Baby Bat's Lullaby (2004) 356 exemplares
Twelve Times Blessed (2003) 348 exemplares
No Time to Wave Goodbye (2009) 278 exemplares
The Midnight Twins (2008) 221 exemplares
Two If by Sea (2016) 219 exemplares
All We Know of Heaven (2008) 206 exemplares
What We Saw At Night (2013) 159 exemplares
Now You See Her (2007) 145 exemplares

Associated Works

Shadow Show (2012) — Contribuidor — 365 exemplares
My Little Red Book (2009) — Contribuidor — 164 exemplares
Who Done It? (2013) — Contribuidor — 135 exemplares
It's a Boy: Women Writers on Raising Sons (2005) — Contribuidor — 77 exemplares
Letter to a Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us (2021) — Contribuidor — 63 exemplares
It's a Girl: Women Writers on Raising Daughters (2006) — Contribuidor — 37 exemplares
Crush: 26 Real-lifeTales of First Love (2011) — Contribuidor — 22 exemplares
P.S. What I Didn't Say (2009) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
Because I Love Her (2009) — Contribuidor — 14 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1955-12-10
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locais de residência
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Brewster, Massachusetts, USA
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Educação
Rockford College (BA ∙ 1973)
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (creative writing)
Ocupações
journalist
author
editor
professor (creative writing)
high school teacher (English)
Relações
Costello, Mark (mentor)
Organizações
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (syndicated columnist)
Ragdale Foundation
One Writer's Place
Agente
Jeff Kleinman (Folio)
Jane Gelfman (Gelfman Schneider Literary Agents Inc.)

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Jacquelyn Mitchard is an American journalist and author. She has written the best-selling novel The Deep End of the Ocean, which was the first selection for Oprah's Book Club, on September 17, 1996. Other books by Mitchard include The Breakdown Lane, Twelve Times Blessed, Christmas, Present, A Theory of Relativity, The Most Wanted, Cage of Stars, No Time to Wave Goodbye, Second Nature - A Love Story, and Still Summer.

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Beautiful, haunting recount of trip of lifetime for four friends that ended in terror and survival.
 
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bentstoker | 20 outras críticas | Jan 26, 2024 |
Good story. Mom gets MS;dad leaves;LD son takes care of family with help. Seems somewhat disjointed, but comes together in the end.
 
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bentstoker | 20 outras críticas | Jan 26, 2024 |
Good story about families struggling to have the right to adopt a child whose parents were lost in a car accident.
 
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bentstoker | Jan 26, 2024 |
Divorcee and son find happiness with a new man in their lives. Struggling relationship gets kind of old.
 
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bentstoker | 6 outras críticas | Jan 26, 2024 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
41
Also by
12
Membros
10,413
Popularidade
#2,280
Avaliação
½ 3.5
Críticas
297
ISBN
400
Línguas
12
Marcado como favorito
16

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