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When we were bright and beautiful : a novel  Cover Image Book Book

When we were bright and beautiful : a novel / Jillian Medoff.

Medoff, Jillian, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063142022
  • ISBN: 0063142023
  • Physical Description: 324 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2022.

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Summary, etc.:
"Cassie Quinn may only be twenty-three, but she knows a few things. One: money can’t buy happiness, but it’s certainly better to have it. Two: family matters most. Three: her younger brother Billy is not a rapist. When Billy, a junior at Princeton, is arrested for assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Cassie races home to Manhattan to join forces with her big brother Nate and their parents, Lawrence and Eleanor. The Quinns scramble to hire the best legal minds money can buy, but Billy fits the all-too-familiar sex-offender profile—white, athletic, and privileged—that makes headlines and sways juries. Meanwhile, Cassie struggles to understand why Billy’s ex Diana would go this far, even if the breakup was painful. And she knows how the end of first love can destroy someone: Her own years-long affair with a powerful, charismatic man left her shattered, and she’s only recently regained her footing. As reporters converge outside their Upper East Side landmark building, the Quinns gird themselves for a media-saturated trial, and Cassie vows she’ll do whatever it takes to save Billy. But what if that means exposing her own darkest secrets to the world? Lightning-paced and psychologically astute as it rockets toward an explosive ending, When We Were Bright and Beautiful is a dazzling novel that asks: who will pay the price when the truth is revealed?" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Rape > Investigation > Fiction.
Trials (Rape) > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Siblings > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Social problem fiction.

Available copies

  • 2 of 7 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

Holds

  • 4 current holds with 7 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library FICTION MEDOFF 2022 (Text) 0001002423745 Fiction New In transit -


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