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Second Chance

by Jane Green

Second Chance
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  • Published in USA  Jun 2007
    384 pages
    Genre: Novels

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Green tells the story of a group of people who haven’t seen each other since they were best friends at school. When one of them dies in a terrible tragedy, the reunited friends work through their grief together and find that each of their lives is impacted in ways they could have never foreseen. Warm, witty, and as wise as ever, this is a story of friendship, of family, and of life coming full circle.

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"Peopled with her trademark likable, sympathetic characters, Green's latest is sure to have wide appeal." - Booklist.

"Green's writing is competent, though her characters feel more like embodiments of their problems than actual people. There are few surprises, but the fairy tale ending should appease Green's many fans." - PW.

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Jane Green Author Biography

Jane Green (born May 31, 1968), is the pen name of Jane Green Warburg, an English author of women's novels, and is viewed by many as a founder of the "Chick Lit" Genre.

Jane worked for many years as a journalist, writing women's features for The Daily Express, The Daily Mail, Cosmopolitan and others, with occasional forays into public relations for film, television, and the odd celebrity. The author of more than eleven bestselling novels, including Straight Talking, Jemima J, Mr. Maybe, Bookends, and Babyville.

Jane lives outside New York City with her husband and children.

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