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Testimony

Testimony

A Novel

A sex scandal at a New England boarding school unleashes a storm of shame and recrimination throughout the small community. A chorus of voices–those of the men, women, and teenagers involved–details the events of that night and their aftermath.

Writing with a pace and intensity surpassing even her own greatest work, Anita Shreve brings us a gripping emotional drama with the impact of a thriller. No one more compellingly explores the impulses that drive ordinary people into intolerable dilemmas, or the ways in which lives can be derailed or destroyed in one foolish moment.
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Genre: Fiction / Fiction / Contemporary Women

On Sale: September 1st 2010

Price: $7.99

Page Count: 352

ISBN-13: 9780316080514

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Praise

"A tale that is mesmerizing, hypnotic, and compulsive. No one walks away unscathed, and that includes the reader."—Bette-Lee Fox, Library Journal
"Gripping....Shreve sets us down in a swirling drama that ruins lives, ends one, all stemming from a night of drunken abandon at a prep school."—Sherryl Connelly, New York Daily News
" Contrasting the sweetness of young love with the primal recklessness of lust, Shreve paints a chilling portrait of how bad decisions in brief moments can ruin lives."
Joanna Powell, People
"Gripping. . . . TESTIMONY will break your heart even as you race on to the next page."—Jennifer Roolf Laster, Houston Chronicle
"Haunting....Paced like a thriller, TESTIMONY sustains its intensity to the end."—Carmela Ciuraru, Hallmark