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Before and After

Before and After

(1992)
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Beautifully written, compassionate and wise, Rosellen Brown's novel is the extraordinary story of a family's struggle to survive the throes of a tragedy. Before and After centers on Carolyn and Ben Reiser and their two children, Judith and Jacob, who live comfortably in a small New England town. When the chief of police comes looking for seventeen-year-old Jacob to question him about the bludgeoning to death of his girlfriend, the Reisers' lives are changed forever. Before and After is the compelling drama of the search for Jacob, his capture, and the chain of events set in motion by a brutal crime of passion. It is a story that pits parent against parent, brother against sister, family against community, blood loyalty against the law. With a flawless ear for dialogue and profound understanding of character and motive, Rosellen Brown has written a heart-wrenching novel that questions the very nature of violence in our society and our ability to ever really know our children.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 1993 : USA Hardback
Title: Before and After (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-8161-5583-6 / 978-0-8161-5583-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: G K Hall & Co
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January 1993 : UK Hardback
Title: Before and After
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-340-56843-7 / 978-0-340-56843-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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September 1992 : USA Hardback
Title: Before and After
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-374-10999-0 / 978-0-87701-071-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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September 1992 : Hardback
Title: Before & After Signed 1ST Edition
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 9992073659 / 978-9992073650
Publisher: FARRAR STRAUS & @ GIROUX
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Paperback Editions

March 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: Before and After: A Novel
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-312-42441-8 / 978-0-312-42441-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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October 1998 : USA Paperback
Title: Before and After
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-385-33326-9 / 978-0-385-33326-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delta
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May 1996 : UK Paperback
Title: Before and After
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-340-66656-0 / 978-0-340-66656-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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August 1993 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Before and After
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-440-21654-0 / 978-0-440-21654-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dell
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January 1994 : UK Paperback
Title: Before and After
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-340-57970-6 / 978-0-340-57970-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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September 1993 : USA Paperback
Title: Before and After (Thorndike Press Large Print Paperback Series)
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-8161-5582-8 / 978-0-8161-5582-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: G K Hall & Co
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1993 : USA Paperback
Title: Before and After
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 1-55690-827-X / 978-1-55690-827-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

Audio Editions

January 1996 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Before and After
Author(s): Roselen Brown
ISBN: 0-671-04406-0 / 978-0-671-04406-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audioworks
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January 1996 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Before and After (Movie Tie-in Reissue) Cassette
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
ISBN: 0-671-56254-1 / 978-0-671-56254-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audioworks
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October 1992 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Before and After Cassette
Author(s): Sam Brown
ISBN: 0-671-79189-3 / 978-0-671-79189-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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Kindle Editions

March 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Before and After: A Novel
Author(s): Rosellen Brown
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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