For eighteen years Fran Benedetto kept her secret, hid her bruises. She stayed with Bobby because she wanted her son to have a father, and because, in spite of everything, she loved him. Then one night, when she saw the look on her ten-year-old son’s face, Fran finally made a choice—and ran for both their lives.Now …
A mother. A daughter. A shattering choice.From Anna Quindlen, bestselling author of Black and Blue, comes a novel of life, love and everyday acts of mercy."A triumph."--San Francisco ChronicleFrom the Paperback edition.
Every Last One is a book written by Anna Quindlen.
Object Lessons is the first novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and journalist Anna Quindlen. First published in 1991, the novel is a coming-of-age story centering on 13-year-old Maggie Scanlan, the youngest child of the powerful Scanlan clan. The title is drawn from "object lesson," a teaching method.