When it came to Chris and Emily everyone knew that they were meant to be.
Emily took a pregnancy test, it came back positive.
He told her Emily was also rushed to the same hospital as Chris, unknowing her actual death.
Publisher’s Weekly reviewed Jodi Picoult’s “The Pact” and stating “Picoult stumbles in delineating both sets of parents’ responses to the tragedy.
Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt are not only friends to this day—they are all doctors. D., respectively– are something more than the sum of their degrees.” —Newsday“[A] prescription for success.” —The Philadelphia Enquirer“Eye-opening and moving…
This is a story about joining forces and beating the odds. The Pact is a lesson in the power of peers.” —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A powerful message of hope to inner-city youngsters.” –-The Dallas Morning News“While their story is sometimes tragic, sometimes funny and sometimes remarkable, it is always inspirational.” —St. The Pact is the impressive true story of three teenag boys from Newark, New Jersey, who became outstanding men.” –-Essence“Starkly honest… Although they did have there amazing academic achievements’ in common.They were also sure about the love they had for one another.They enrolled in Seton Hall University’s pre-med program together, and today Hunt is a physician at Robert Wood Johnson University of Medicine and Dentistry and Davis is an emergency medicine physician at Newark’s Beth Israel Medical Center. Praise“A powerful message of hope.”—Dallas Morning News“Gripping, courageous, and inspiring.”—Philadelphia Enquirer“After you’ve read it, pass it on…The Pact is a book that should never end up on a shelf because it is probably the most important book for African-American families that has been written since the protest era…Besides their personal stories, the doctors share practical steps that can be useful to a circle of friends in making their own pact…Get The Pact. This is a story about joining forces and beating the odds. A story about changing your life, and the lives of those you love most… A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA remarkable story about the power of friendship. The trial is long and intense, but ultimately Chris is declared not guilty.The novel also switches between sections in current time (Now) and in Chris and Emily's past growing up together (Then).Chosen by Essence to be among the forty most influential African Americans, the three doctors grew up in the streets of Newark, facing city life’s temptations, pitfalls, even jail. They promised each other they would all become doctors, and stick it out together through the long, difficult journey to attaining that dream. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt are not only friends to this day—they are all doctors.