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The light we lost / Jill Santopolo.

By: Santopolo, Jill [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2017]Description: 328 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780735212756 :.Subject(s): Photojournalists -- Fiction | Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- FictionGenre/Form: Love stories.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Light we lostDDC classification: 813/.6 LOC classification: PS3619.A586 | L54 2017
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Columbia undergrads Lucy and Gabe meet in a Shakespeare seminar-on 9/11. Their class-including the professor who glibly asks if the pilot was drunk when his TA announces the first tower crash-is as yet unaware of the devastating reverberations to come throughout the world. So, too, neither Lucy nor Gabe realizes the impact of their first shared smile, their seats next to each other. Their declarations of love don't come until after graduation, and then their life together begins. Lucy works on a children's TV series, Gabe is a photographer. They're in love and, for a while, in sync. Until they're not, when Gabe takes an assignment in Iraq and doesn't come back-for years. Lucy marries charming Darren who adores her but doesn't quite ever know her. They have children, make a family together, and then Gabe is back. Until he isn't. YA/children's writer ("Sparkle Spa" series) and Philomel Books editorial director Santopolo makes her adult debut-as both author and narrator. Her youthful voice tends toward a deliberate, measured reading that dampens rather than enhances her written words. The light indeed feels lost, the love story made less convincing with Santopolo's pedestrian delivery. VERDICT For a sigh--inducing story, better choose the page.-Terry Hong, -Smithsonian BookDragon, Washington, DC © Copyright 2017. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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<p> Jill Santopolo is the author of several series including: The Light We Lost, Sparkle Spa, Alec Flint Mysteries and Follow Your Heart books. She grew up in Hewlett, New York and earned her BA degree in English Literature from Columbia University and an MFA in Writing for Children from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the Editorial Director of Philomel Books where she edits several best-sellers including Get Informed, Get Inspired and Get Going by Chelsea Clinton and A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff. When she¿s not writing or editing, Jill is a thesis advisor at The New School in their MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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