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A spark of light: a novel
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Published:
New York : Ballantine Books, [2018].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
369 pages ; 25 cm.
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"[A] 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 the next few hours of her young life with a cast of unforgettable characters ... [T]his 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"--

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780345544988
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.8, 17 Points
Lexile code:
HL: High-Low
Lexile measure:
790

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-369).
Description
"[A] 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 the next few hours of her young life with a cast of unforgettable characters ... [T]his 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"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Picoult, J. (2018). A spark of light: a novel. First edition. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Picoult, Jodi, 1966-. 2018. A Spark of Light: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Picoult, Jodi, 1966-, A Spark of Light: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Picoult, Jodi. A Spark of Light: A Novel. First edition. New York: Ballantine Books, 2018. Print.

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