The Hour I First Believed (P.S.)

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When high school teacher Caelum Quirk and his wife, Maureen, a school nurse, move to Littleton, Colorado, they both get jobs at Columbine High School. In April 1999, while Caelum is away, Maureen finds herself in the library at Columbine, cowering in a cabinet and expecting to be killed. Miraculously, she survives, but at a cost: she is unable to recover from the trauma. When Caelum and Maureen flee to an illusion of safety on the Quirk family's Connecticut farm, they discover that the effects of chaos are not easily put right, and further tragedy ensues.

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"Wally Lamb is a remarkable talent." -- Columbus Dispatch

"Lamb has crafted another affecting, engrossing tome about complicated, interesting characters."--Cherie Parker, Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Wally Lamb is a remarkable talent."--Columbus Dispatch

"Too compelling to put down . . . a richly textured story . . . moving, funny, and completely unpredictable."--Gail Pennington, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"A page-turner. . . . Lamb remains a storyteller at the top of his game."--Craig Wilson, USA Today

"Lamb . . . has delivered a tour de force, his best yet. A"--Entertainment Weekly

"Lamb, a maestro of orchestrating emotion . . . knows how to make his fans' hearts sing."--Corrie Pikul, Elle

"When you put Lamb's newest novel down, it will be reluctantly. It's that good."--Knoxville News-Sentinel

"A soaring novel as amazingly graceful as the classic hymn that provides the title"--Miami Herald

"Lamb does an extraordinary job narrating some of the most terrifying tragedies of the past 10 years....an epic journey. Grade: A."--Rocky Mountain News

"Every character is rendered with vivid, utterly convincing depth. . . . A heck of a page-turner."--Dallas Morning News

Lamb . . . has delivered a tour de force, his best yet. A --Entertainment Weekly"

A page-turner. . . . Lamb remains a storyteller at the top of his game. --Craig Wilson, USA Today"

Too compelling to put down . . . a richly textured story . . . moving, funny, and completely unpredictable. --Gail Pennington, St. Louis Post-Dispatch"

Every character is rendered with vivid, utterly convincing depth. . . . A heck of a page-turner. --Dallas Morning News"

Lamb, a maestro of orchestrating emotion . . . knows how to make his fans hearts sing. --Corrie Pikul, Elle"

Wally Lamb is a remarkable talent. --Columbus Dispatch"

Lamb has crafted another affecting, engrossing tome about complicated, interesting characters. --Cherie Parker, Minneapolis Star Tribune"

A soaring novel as amazingly graceful as the classic hymn that provides the title --Miami Herald"

Lamb does an extraordinary job narrating some of the most terrifying tragedies of the past 10 years....an epic journey. Grade: A. --Rocky Mountain News"

When you put Lamb s newest novel down, it will be reluctantly. It s that good. --Knoxville News-Sentinel"

-Lamb . . . has delivered a tour de force, his best yet. A---Entertainment Weekly

-A page-turner. . . . Lamb remains a storyteller at the top of his game.---Craig Wilson, USA Today

-Too compelling to put down . . . a richly textured story . . . moving, funny, and completely unpredictable.---Gail Pennington, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

-Every character is rendered with vivid, utterly convincing depth. . . . A heck of a page-turner.---Dallas Morning News

-Lamb, a maestro of orchestrating emotion . . . knows how to make his fans' hearts sing.---Corrie Pikul, Elle

-Wally Lamb is a remarkable talent.---Columbus Dispatch

-Lamb has crafted another affecting, engrossing tome about complicated, interesting characters.---Cherie Parker, Minneapolis Star Tribune

-A soaring novel as amazingly graceful as the classic hymn that provides the title---Miami Herald

-Lamb does an extraordinary job narrating some of the most terrifying tragedies of the past 10 years....an epic journey. Grade: A.---Rocky Mountain News

-When you put Lamb's newest novel down, it will be reluctantly. It's that good.---Knoxville News-Sentinel

About the Author:

Wally Lamb is the author of four previous novels, including the New York Times and national bestseller The Hour I First Believed and Wishin' and Hopin', a bestselling novella. His first two works of fiction, She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True, were both number-one New York Times bestsellers and Oprah's Book Club selections. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Christine. The Lambs are the parents of three sons.

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