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The Tenth Circle

A Novel

by Jodi Picoult

The Tenth Circle
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  • First Published:
    Mar 2006, 400 pages
    Paperback:
    Oct 2006, 416 pages

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A story that probes the unbreakable bond between parent and child -- and the dangerous repercussions of trying to play the hero. Novel

From the book jacket: Trixie Stone is fourteen years old and in love for the first time. She's also the light of her father's life - a straight-A student; a freshman in high school who is pretty and popular; a girl who's always looked up to Daniel Stone as a hero. Until, that is, her world is turned upside down with a single act of violence...and suddenly everything Trixie has believed about her family - and herself - seems to be a lie.

For fifteen years, Daniel Stone has been an even-tempered, mild-mannered man: a stay-at-home dad to Trixie and a husband who has put his own career as a comic book artist behind that of his wife, Laura, who teaches Dante's Inferno at a local college. But years ago, he was completely different: growing up as the only white boy in an Eskimo village, he was teased mercilessly for the color of his skin. He learned to fight back: ...

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