The Storyteller (Jodi Picoult) - Part I, Pages 1-48 Summary & Analysis

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Sage Singer, the lead character in Jodi Picoult's novel The Storyteller, makes an effort to hide from the world because she is self-conscious about the facial scar left from a car accident that killed her mother. She works the graveyard shift at a bakery, making delicious breads during the hours the shop is closed, and is involved with a married man, but her unlikely friendship with ninety-five year-old Josef Weber turns her life upside down. It turns out that Josef, who has a stellar reputation in their small New Hampshire town, was an officer at a Nazi concentration camp. His request that Sage help him die brings up old secrets and causes Sage to consider the true meaning of forgiveness.

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