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Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
Contemporary fiction

Dear Edward

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by Ann Napolitano

Quick take

A highly publicized plane crash leaves the survivor to find normalcy again while under the glare of media fascination.

Good to know

  • Emotional

  • Nonlinear timeline

  • Sad

  • Literary

Dear Edward is the January #ReadWithJenna book club pick.

Why I love it

I am thrilled to be teaming up with Book of the Month to share my Read with Jenna January pick. To start this year off, I’ve chosen Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano. This remarkable story is about a 12-year-old boy named Edward, who miraculously survives a plane crash that takes the lives of all other passengers, including his entire family. After this heartbreaking ordeal, he has to find the resilie...

Synopsis

One summer morning, twelve-year-old Edward Adler, his beloved older brother, his parents, and 183 other passengers board a flight in Newark headed for Los Angeles. Among them is a Wall Street wunderkind, a young woman coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy, an injured vet returning from Afghanistan, a septuagenarian business tycoon, and a free-spirited woman running away from her controlling...

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    December 2019