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The Sabbathday River

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Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
Pub. Date:
1999.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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Jogging outside the town of Goddard, New Hampshire, Naomi Roth finds the body of a newborn baby girl floating facedown in the Sabbathday River. News of the dead child spreads quickly through Goddard, and Naomi - an aging idealist, a former VISTA volunteer, and the founder of a women's quilting cooperative - is shocked when the community swiftly, implausibly fingers Heather Pratt, a young single mother notorious for her affair with a married man, as the prime suspect. It comes as an even greater shock when, after a long interrogation behind closed doors, Heather confesses to the crime. Moved and angered by Heather's plight - and increasingly isolated in conservative Goddard - Naomi engages the help of Judith Friedman, a lawyer and fellow "flatlander, " to defend the young woman. But when the truth at the heart of this astonishing case - and the body of a second baby - comes to light, it is Naomi who must confront how little she has understood her town, her friend, and herself.
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subject_facetCity and town life -- New Hampshire -- Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Legal drama (Literature)
Nervous system -- Degeneration -- Fiction
New Hampshire -- Fiction
Single mothers -- New Hampshire -- Fiction
Women lawyers -- New Hampshire -- Fiction
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Degeneration
Nervous system
Single mothers
Women lawyers