One True Thing

One True Thing

By Anna Quindlen

Random House Trade, Paperback, 9780812976182, 299pp.

Publication Date: August 8, 2006


A mother.  A daughter.  A shattering choice.

From Anna Quindlen, bestselling author of Black and Blue, comes a novel of life, love and everyday acts of mercy.

"A triumph."
--San Francisco Chronicle

From the Paperback edition.

About the Author
ANNA QUINDLEN is the author of several bestselling novels ("Rise and Shine, Blessings, Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue"), and nonfiction books ("Good Dog. Stay., Being Perfect, Loud & Clear, A Short Guide to a Happy Life, Living Out Loud, Thinking Out Loud, How Reading Changed My Life"). She has also written two children's books ("The Tree That Came to Stay, Happily Ever After"). Her "New York Times" column "Public and Private" won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Her column now appears every other week in "Newsweek".

Praise For One True Thing

"Fiercely compassionate and frank...conveys a world so out of kilter and so like ours that its readers are likely to feel both exhilarated and unnerved by its accuracy."

"A masterpiece."
--Tulsa World

"Provocative...We leave One True Thing stimulated and challenged, more thoughtful than when we began."
--Los Angeles Times

"It is simply impossible to forget."
--Alice Hoffman

From the Paperback edition.