Dial Press Trade Paperback Dear Edward
Dial Press Trade Paperback Dear Edward

Dear Edward

By Ann Napolitano

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Publication Date: February 2, 2021

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today A “dazzling” novel that “will break your heart and put it back together again” (J. Courtney Sullivan, bestselling author of Saints for All Occasions) about a young boy who must learn to go on after surviving tragedy

What does it mean not just to survive, but to truly live?

One summer morning, twelve-year-old Edward Adler, his beloved older brother, his parents, and 183 other passengers board a flight in Newark headed for Los Angeles. Among them is a Wall Street wunderkind, a young woman coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy, an injured vet returning from Afghanistan, a septuagenarian business tycoon, and a free-spirited woman running away from her controlling husband. And then, tragically, the plane crashes. Edward is the sole survivor.

Edward’s story captures the attention of the nation, but he struggles to find a place for himself in a world without his family. He continues to feel that a piece of him has been left in the sky, forever tied to the plane and all of his fellow passengers. But then he makes an unexpected discovery—one that will lead him to the answers of some of life’s most profound questions: When you’ve lost everything, how do find yourself? How do you discover your purpose?

Dear Edward is at once a transcendent coming-of-age story, a multidimensional portrait of an unforgettable cast of characters, and a breathtaking illustration of all the ways a broken heart learns to love again.

Story Locale: West Milford, NJ; New York, NY; Washington, DC; Greeley, CO

Publication History: Dial Press HC (1/20)

About the Author

Ann Napolitano is the author of the novels A Good Hard Look and Within Arm’s Reach. She is also the Associate Editor of One Story literary magazine. She received an MFA from New York University; she has taught fiction writing for Brooklyn College’s MFA program, New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, and for Gotham Writers’ Workshop. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.

Author Residence: Brooklyn, NY

Author Hometown: Ramsey, NJ

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 384 pages

Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback

Publication Date: February 2, 2021

ISBN: 9781984854803

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