Confessions

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All Yuko Moriguchi had to live for was her four-year-old daughter. Now, after a tragic accident on the grounds of the middle school where she teaches, she's given up. She has tendered her resignation.But she must deliver a last lecture. In it, she tells a story that will upend everything her students ever thought they knew about two of their peers, and set in motion a diabolical plot for revenge.In alternating voices, with twists you'll never see coming, "Confessions" relentlessly examines the limits of punishment, despair and tragic love, and culminates in a harrowing confrontation that pits an entire educational system at the mercy of a psychopath just developing a taste for mass murder.
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subject_facet Accidents -- Fiction, Middle school teachers -- Fiction, Revenge -- Fiction, Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction
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