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Mercy

Author Jodie Picoult

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Genres :Fiction , Romance
Published By : Booket
Published On : Jan 01, 2007
ISBN : (ISBN13: 9788408068914)
Format :Paperback
No. of pages : 554
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    “You know it's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. It's always seventy-thirty, or sixty-forty. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works very hard to keep things rolling smoothly; someone else sails along for the ride.”
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    “Three months ago, if you asked me, I would have told you that if you really loved someone, you’d let them go. But now I look at you, and I dreamed about Maggie, and I see that I’ve been wrong. If you really love someone, Allie, I think you have to take them back.”
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    “This was something she would keep hidden within herself, maybe in place of the knot of pain and anger she had been carrying under her breastbone...a security blanket, an ace up her sleeve. She might never use it, but she would always feel its presence like a swelling secret stone, and that way when she let go of the rage, she would not feel nearly as empty.”
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    “Traveling is all very well and good as long as you knew there is a place or person you can call home”
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    “If you loved someone, really loved them, would you let them go?”
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  • As the story begins, another MacDonald, James, has demonstrated his overwhelming love for wife Maggie in a very extreme form: James turns himself in to cousin Cam after admitting that he has smothered Maggie at her request because she was terminally ill with cancer and could no longer stand the p...

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  • On a seemingly ordinary day in Wheelock, Jamie MacDonald, a cousin of Cameron's, drives to the police station and announces: ""My wife here, Maggie, is dead, and I'm the one who killed her."" Cam finds himself saddled with a murder case and a conflict of interest: his cousin has given in to the p...

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