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In The Unlikely Event (Hb)

In 1987, Miri Ammerman returns to her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to attend a commemoration of the worst year of her life. Thirty-five years earlier, when Miri was fifteen and in love for the first time, three planes fell from the sky within three months, leaving a community reeling. Against this backdrop of actual events in the early 1950s, when airline travel was new and exciting and everyone dreamed of going somewhere, Judy Blume weaves a haunting story of three generations of families, friends, and strangers, whose lives are for ever changed in the aftermath. The plane crashes bring some people closer together and tear others apart; they create myths and unlock secrets. As Miri experiences the ordinary joys and pains of growing up in extraordinary circumstances, a young journalist makes his name reporting tragedy. And through it all, one generation reminds another that life goes on. Beautiful, gripping and deeply moving, In the Unlikely Event is an unforgettable novel from Judy Blume, one of America's most beloved authors.

Product Overview
ISBN 9781509801657
Categories BX, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction
Author(s) Judy Blume
Publisher Picador
Pages 432
Format Hardback
Dimensions 15.9cm x 3.7cm x 23.9cm
Weight 0.68 kg
Notes The book images and summary displayed may be of a different edition or binding of the same title.

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