Salem Falls

Salem Falls

eBook - 2002
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Robbed of his teaching career and reputation by a student's false accusations, Jack St. Bride is struggling to rebuild his life, but fresh accusations of rape by teenage girls from his former school threaten to destroy him again.
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, [2002], ©2001.
Edition: 1st Washington Square Press trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780743422796
0743422791
Characteristics: 1 online resource (434 pages).
Summary: Robbed of his teaching career and reputation by a student's false accusations, Jack St. Bride is struggling to rebuild his life, but fresh accusations of rape by teenage girls from his former school threaten to destroy him again.

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NanCcan
Jul 17, 2016

For the first time in reading one of Jodi's books, I thought I had "figured it out" half way through. The ending still surprised me. . . However, if I hadn't had my own theory, I would have missed it in the last half of the last sentence of the book (no peeking!).
As always, a great read, immersing us in the feelings and point of view of every participant in the events as they unfold.

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dizz88
Jul 22, 2015

I loved this book! Its my new goal to read every Jodi Picoult fan. This is the second book I've read by Picoult (the first being Nineteen Minutes)
and I'm definitely impressed. She writes wonderful, honest and novels about tough subjects. Total Page turner.

booklady413 Jun 24, 2015

Excellent read and retelling of Salem witch trials with a little twist. As usual with Jodi Picoult, the ending took me totally by surprise.

M_ALCOTT Aug 31, 2014

The novel "Salem Falls" served to reaffirm a few things(in my opinion):

1. A lie can destroy an innocent person's life forever.

2. Justice isn't always blind, sometimes she's downright prejudicial.

3. For about every conviction of guilt, there are also false convictions.

4. Things aren't always what they seem.

cindymorley Apr 11, 2014

I really enjoyed this book. Riveting right to the end.

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Happynat70
Sep 24, 2013

Love love love Salem Falls.

BookFaerie27 Jan 20, 2013

Absolutely astounding! I'm still reeling from the ending! I love how Jodi can just totally blind-side you, even in the very last sentence. A must-read!

ehbooklover Feb 21, 2012

A story of a modern day witch hunt. Not one of Picoult's best, with a very abrupt and disturbing ending.

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julibeexox
May 01, 2011

REALLY REALLY REALLY GOOD! I loved the ending. I actually started yelling when I read it. One of Picoult's better books for sure. It's a must read.

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Jawz82
Feb 15, 2011

very good until the very end! Loved it!

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dizz88
Jul 22, 2015

"..Ar errection doesn't count as personal growth" - Selena Damascus

M_ALCOTT Aug 31, 2014

" Different jails smell the same. Stale. A little bit like piss and a little bit like biscuits rising. Sweat; swabbed disinfectant. And over all this, the heady scent of anxiety."-Jack

M_ALCOTT Aug 31, 2014

"A lie took two parties--the weaver of the tale and the sucker who badly wanted to believe it."-Addie

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