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We Need to Talk About Kevin (original 2003; edition 2006)
We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver (2003)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 006112429X, Paperback)
The gripping international bestseller about motherhood gone awry
Eva never really wanted to be a mother—and certainly not the mother of the unlovable boy who murdered seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker, and a much-adored teacher who tried to befriend him, all two days before his sixteenth birthday. Now, two years later, it is time for her to come to terms with marriage, career, family, parenthood, and Kevin’s horrific rampage in a series of startlingly direct correspondences with her estranged husband, Franklin. Uneasy with the sacrifices and social demotion of motherhood from the start, Eva fears that her alarming dislike for her own son may be responsible for driving him so nihilistically off the rails.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:48 -0400)
Eva Khatchadourian writes to her estranged husband Frank, trying to solve what went wrong in raising their son Kevin after he kills seven classmates and a teacher in his high school in upstate New York.
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2 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.
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