Picture Perfect by Jodi PicoultFrom the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Leaving Time, The Storyteller, and Nineteen Minutes...
To the outside world, they seem to have it all. Cassie Barrett, a renowned anthropologist, and Alex Rivers, one of Hollywoods hottest actors, met on the set of a motion picture in Africa. They shared childhood tales, toasted the future, and declared their love in a fairy-tale wedding. But when they return to California, something alters the picture of their perfect marriage. A frightening pattern is taking shape—a cycle of hurt, denial, and promises, thinly veiled by glamour. Torn between fear and something that resembles love, Cassie wrestles with questions she never dreamed she would face: How can she leave? Then again, how can she stay?
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Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Picture Perfect Amnesiac, newly pregnant Cassie Barrett is missing but returns to her husband, before she remembers the abuse and after hiding to give birth, she returns to her husband before realizing the abuse will never stop unless she forces it to stop. Cassie Barrett is found, injured and walking around downtown Los Angeles, knowing nothing about her identity. She is taken in by rookie police officer, Will Flying Horse, who attempts to help her find out who she is. She has significant injuries, however, that tell their own story and it is obvious that whatever happened before she was found was significant. Click here to see the rest of this review. After only a few days, Cassie's husband comes to claim her. Surprisingly, he is the famous actor Alex Rivers and she is a well-known anthropologist.
RSS Feed. In this series, guest blogger Stephanie Quinn shares insights about how these resources depict the issue, as well as resources for learning more. She eventually discovers her name, Cassie, and finds her way home. In a seemingly encouraging turn of events, she learns that the husband she forgot is an award-winning actor in Los Angeles. She comes home to a mansion and realizes that she had been living a life of luxury.
In a fascinating Cinderella tale that goes awry, anthropologist Cassandra Barrett falls in love with and marries a Hollywood legend. Alex Rivers is a prince in the world of movies; people sift through his garbage and prowl around to find anything they can touch, photograph, or gossip about that is associated with his life. In turn, Alex gives his fans what they want—the facade of a pleasant, highly-talented man, devoted to his work and his wife.
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She seems to have it all: a romantic Bel-Air mansion, a husband nominated for a long list of Academy Awards, and a celebrated career of her own. But as Cassie regains her memory and settles back into her glamorous life, she discovers a frightening pattern of hurt, denial, and broken promises. Torn between fear and love, Cassie wrestles with the ultimate questions: How can she leave? Then again, how can she stay? She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children. Share: Share on Facebook.
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Picture Perfect is a novel by Jodi Picoult about a female anthropologist and the history of abuse she receives from her celebrity husband. Cassie Barrett is a renowned anthropologist. She wakes up on top of a grave suffering from total amnesia , unable to recall any details about herself or her situation. She returns to her Bel Air mansion and it would appear and she is led to believe she lives a picture perfect life. Memories gradually return to her about her whirlwind romance with Alex in Tanzania , her deep and unconditional love for Alex and the physical abuse he inflicted upon her. When she finds a positive pregnancy test in her bathroom, she recalls why she left—to protect her baby.