Lynne Hinton. The Last Odd Day. New York: Harper, 2004.

In the opening section of The Last Odd Day, Jean Witherspoon is struggling to cope with the death of her husband. The novel alternates between Jean’s past and present. When she learns a surprising secret about her husband, Jean delves into her own history, recalling her stillborn daughter, the deaths of her siblings when she was young, and her traumatic upbringing in a poor Appalachian family.

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