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A spark of light / Jodi Picoult.

Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author, narrator. (Author). Turpin, Bahni, narrator. (Added Author). Random House Audio Publishing. (Added Author).
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  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

4 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hendrum LINK Site CD TALKING BOOK PIC (Text) 33500012804522 Main In transit -
Moorhead Public Library CD TALKING BOOK PIC (Text) 33500012804514 Main In transit -
Thief River Falls Public Library BOOK-ON-CD PIC (Text) 35500005599848 New Checked out 12/26/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984828095
  • ISBN: 1984828096
  • ISBN: 9781984828118
  • ISBN: 1984828118
  • Physical Description: 12 audio discs (approximately 14 hr., 30 min.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Westminster, MD] : Random House Audio, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact discs.
Title from container.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Bahni Turpin, with a note read by the author.
Summary, etc.: "The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis. The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center a women's reproductive health services clinic its staff offering care to anyone who passes through its doors. Then, in late morning, a desperate and distraught gunman bursts in and opens fire, taking all inside hostage. After rushing to the scene, Hugh McElroy, a police hostage negotiator, sets up a perimeter and begins making a plan to communicate with the gunman. As his phone vibrates with incoming text messages he glances at it and, to his horror, finds out that his fifteen-year-old daughter, Wren, is inside the clinic. But Wren is not alone. She will share the next and tensest few hours of her young life with a cast of unforgettable characters: A nurse who calms her own panic in order save the life of a wounded woman. A doctor who does his work not in spite of his faith but because of it, and who will find that faith tested as never before. Apro-life protester disguised as a patient, who now stands in the cross hairs of the same rage she herself has felt. A young woman who has come to terminate her pregnancy. And the disturbed individual himself, vowing to be heard. Told in a daring and enthralling narrative structure that counts backward through the hours of the standoff, this is a story that traces its way back to what brought each of these very different individuals to the same place on this fateful day. Jodi Picoult one of the most fearless writers of our time tackles a complicated issue in this gripping and nuanced novel. How do we balance the rights of pregnant women with the rights of the unborn they carry? What does it mean to be a good parent? A Spark of Light will inspire debate, conversation. and, hopefully, understanding"-- Provided by publisher.
Author Notes

Jodi Picoult is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty-three novels, including Small Great Things, Leaving Time, The Storyteller, Lone Wolf, Sing You Home, House Rules, Handle with Care, Change of Heart, Nineteen Minutes, and My Sister’s Keeper. She is also the author, with daughter Samantha van Leer, of two young adult novels, Between the Lines and Off the Page. Picoult lives in New Hampshire.

Subject: Hostages > Fiction.
Women's health services > Fiction.
Hostage negotiations > Fiction.
Family planning services > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Audiobooks.
Topic Heading: Audiobooks, Unabridged.

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