Shreve, Susan Richards. Plum & Jaggers.

Author:Stebbins, Karen
Position:Book Review - Young Adult Review - Brief Article

Martin's, Picador. 228p. c2000. 0-312-42025-0. $13.00. SA

A terrorist bomb explodes in the lunch car of a train between Milan and Rome. Among the dead are the parents of four children who survive the crash and are cared for by a local family until their grandfather comes from America to retrieve them. This is the story of the MacWilliams children from the moment of the explosion until 25 years later. With the support of loving grandparents, the children are held tightly together by their brilliant and terrorism-obsessed older brother, Sam. They grow up to spin the emotional fallout of the bombing and the death...

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