Jacquelyn Mitchard
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Jacquelyn Mitchard

Jacquelyn Mitchard was born in Chicago. Her first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean, was published in 1996, becoming the first selection of the Oprah Winfrey Book Club and a number one New York Times bestseller. Nine other novels, four children's books and six young adult novels followed, including Two if By Sea, No Time to Wave Goodbye, Still Summer, All We Know of Heaven, and The Breakdown Lane. Mitchard's writing has won or been nominated for the Shirley Jackson Award, the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction, UK's Talkabout Prize, and the Bram Stoker Award. A former daily newspaper reporter, Mitchard is a professor in the Master of Fine Arts program at Miami University of Ohio. She frequently writes for such publications as Glamour, O the Oprah Winfrey Magazine, Marie Claire, and Readers Digest. Her essays and short stories have been widely anthologized. She lives on Cape Cod with her family.

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    • The Deep End of the Ocean

    • By: Jacquelyn Mitchard
    • Narrated by: Dana Ivey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Both highly suspenseful and deeply moving, The Deep End of the Ocean imagines every mother's worst nightmare - the disappearance of a child - as it explores a family's struggle to endure, even against extraordinary odds....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story line. . .

    • By Marzette Lewis on 08-28-17

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Two If by Sea

    • By: Jacquelyn Mitchard
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 123
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
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      4 out of 5 stars 116

    Just hours after his wife and her entire family perish in the Christmas Eve tsunami in Brisbane, American expat and former police officer Frank Mercy goes out to join his volunteer rescue unit....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cindy

    • By Cindy on 05-04-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Cage of Stars

    • By: Jacquelyn Mitchard
    • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
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    Veronica Swan's idyllic life in a Mormon community is shattered when her two sisters are brutally murdered....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mercy vs. Justice

    • By Chuck on 03-24-07

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Midnight Twins

    • By: Jacquelyn Mitchard
    • Narrated by: Emily Durante
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Merry is bubbly, outgoing, and optimistic. Mally is thoughtful, solitary, and independent....

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Theory of Relativity

    • By: Jacquelyn Mitchard
    • Narrated by: Jacquelyn Mitchard
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    At 24, Gordon McKenna thinks he's already heard the worst news of his life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved It

    • By Charles on 04-27-07

    Regular price: $10.26

    • Still Summer

    • By: Jacquelyn Mitchard
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 9

    Three women, high-school friends, reunite for a Caribbean cruise on a luxury sailboat. But the smallest mistake triggers a series of devastating events....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Summer Read

    • By Carolyn Mullins on 06-17-15

    Regular price: $31.93

    • No Time to Wave Goodbye

    • By: Jacquelyn Mitchard
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    No Time to Wave Goodbye is Jacquelyn Mitchard at her best, a spellbinding novel about family loyalty, and love pushed to the limits of endurance....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Worst Narrator

    • By Susan B. Price on 08-03-18

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Family Theory

    • By: IntroBooks
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Way back in 1967 when Murray Bowen first publically proposed the idea of family theory or family therapy system, he was not appreciated but his ideas are now being used by therapists....

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Theory of Love

    • By: IntroBooks
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 40 mins
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    There are hundreds of words if not thousands which have been written on the subject of love and yet there is not a proper definition that can be formed....

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Christmas, Present

    • By: Jacquelyn Mitchard
    • Narrated by: Jacquelyn Mitchard
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    A fourteenth wedding anniversary is nothing to sneeze at, Elliott Banner knows, but it's not exactly a landmark year...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Christmas Presend

    • By Joseph on 12-20-03

    Regular price: $15.96

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