Vanishing Acts An Odyssey by Helen Ashmore

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Published by Mill Street Pr .

Written in English

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Open LibraryOL9692952M
ISBN 100938270052
ISBN 109780938270058

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Vanishing Acts (Book): Picoult, Jodi: New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult is widely acclaimed for her ability to tap into the hearts and minds of real people.

Now she explores what happens when a young woman's past -- a past she didn't even know she had -- catches up to her just in time to threaten her future. Delia Hopkins has led a charmed life. Raised in rural New Hampshire by. Vanishing Acts Book Summary and Study Guide.

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He is married to the poet Nicky Beer and teaches at the University of Colorado Denver, where he is a Poetry Editor of Copper Nickel.

Vanishing Acts (Book): Margolin, Phillip: In Portland, Oregon, between soccer games and beginning seventh grade, twelve-year-old Madison Kincaid and new classmate Jake try to track down her missing best friend, while also helping her attorney father solve a missing-persons case.

Vanishing Acts (Book): Picoult, Jodi: Working with the Search and Rescue bloodhound team to find missing people, single mother Delia Hopkins anticipates her upcoming nuptials, until a series of unsettling flashbacks threatens to devastate her life and the lives of those she loves.

Right versus wrong is a dominant theme in Vanishing Acts--whether Andrew was right or wrong to kidnap Delia, whether Eric is right or wrong to hide his continued drinking from Delia, whether Delia is right or wrong not to stop Ruthann. Any page references refer to a USA edition of the book, usually the trade paperback version, and may vary.

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Vanishing acts: a novel by Jodi Picoult; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Psychological fiction, Fiction, Fathers and daughters in fiction, Memory, Young women, Adult children of divorced parents, Literature, Parental kidnapping, Parental kidnapping in fiction, New Hampshire in fiction, Divorced fathers in fiction, Single mothers, Fathers and daughters, Hopi Indians, Kidnapping.

Vanishing Acts is written in Jodi Picoult’s classic style. Told from the perspectives of a handful of characters including Delia, her father, her fiancé, and their childhood friend, the different fonts help the reader to distinguish one voice from another.4/5(3).

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