But this time is different.
Last month, Annie got into serious trouble in Sicily and was briefly held in a mental hospital, where an Italian doctor diagnosed her as schizophrenic. Andrew's divorced mother refuses to accept this diagnosis. Andrew himself just isn't sure. But during the course of a desperate 12 hours in New York City, he and the Gulliver family piece together the past and cope with the present in a journey of revelation and self-discovery. Recognizing the truth at last, Andrew can only hope to find his beloved sister before she harms herself or someone else.
The Moment She Was Gone, a shattering novel of a family confronting its collective secrets, marks the high point in a writing career spanning almost five decades.
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"Typically well-crafted work by the author of such classics as The Blackboard Jungle, and his fans will want it." (Library Journal)
"Dan Futterman's narration of the family presents all their emotions - disbelief, denial, outrage, and sadness - as they face the reality of Annie's illness." (AudioFile)
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