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Subject: Jacquelyn Mitchard
Date Posted: 2/21/2014 9:31 PM ET
Member Since: 6/21/2008
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I just finished her book, Second Nature.  In it appears Beth and Vincent and the entire Cappadora family, who are also characters from The Deep End of the Ocean and No Time to Wave Goodby.  Does anyone know if any of the characters from DEOTO or NTtWG are in any other of her novels?   One of my favorite authors and The Breakdown Lane is one of my top ten novels

Date Posted: 2/22/2014 3:35 PM ET
Member Since: 7/29/2006
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I thought THE DEEP END OF THE OCEAN was good, but I haven't read any of her other books.  Pamela, do you have one that you would recommend?

Jacquelyn Mitchard wrote a weekly newspaper "lifestyle" column about 10 years ago that I enjoyed alot....about marrage, kids, etc.

Date Posted: 2/22/2014 9:07 PM ET
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If you liked Deep End of the Ocean, I think you would really like the sequel, No Time to Wave Goodby.  Well, at least I did.  I thought the second one was so good!  And I like knowing what happened to people......

I really love her book, The Breakdown Lane.   I found the exploration of the characters motives and impulses due to personality very interesting.  

Date Posted: 2/23/2014 3:22 PM ET
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Wow!  I would like to know what happened to the Cappadora family!  2 more books to add to my (very long) list.