Pictures of You

By Caroline Leavitt
(Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Paperback, 9781565126312, 335pp.)

Publication Date: January 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Compact Disc, Paperback, Paperback

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Two women running away from their marriages collide on a foggy highway, killing one of them. The survivor, Isabelle, is left to pick up the pieces, not only of her own life, but of the lives of the devastated husband and fragile son that the other woman, April, has left behind. Together, they try to solve the mystery of where April was running to, and why. As these three lives intersect, the book asks, How well do we really know those we love and how do we forgive the unforgivable? "

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  1. Why do you think Leavitt describes the pivotal accident in the book three times, from the point of view of Isabelle, Sam, and then from Bill? What do you think this is saying about how we see events in our lives and whether or not we can ever really know the whole truth? Do you personally think anyone can ever really know the truth?

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