"Masterful...A big story about human connection and emotional survival" - Los Angeles Times
The first book ever chosen by Oprah''s Book Club
Few first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical success, and the first title chosen for Oprah''s Book Club. Both highly suspenseful and deeply moving, The Deep End of the Ocean imagines every mother''s worst nightmare—the disappearance of a child—as it explores a family''s struggle to endure, even against extraordinary odds. Filled with compassion, humor, and brilliant observations about the texture of real life, here is a story of rare power, one that will touch readers'' hearts and make them celebrate the emotions that make us all one.