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When We Were Bright and Beautiful

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When We Were Bright and Beautiful

Cassie Quinn knows a few things. One: money can’t buy happiness, but it’s certainly better to have it. Two: family matters most. Three: her younger brother, Billy, is not a rapist. When Billy, a junior at Princeton, is arrested for assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Cassie joins forces with her big brother, Nate, and their parents, Lawrence and Eleanor. The Quinns scramble to hire the best legal minds money can buy, but Billy fits the all-too-familiar sex-offender profile --- white, athletic and privileged --- that makes headlines and sways juries. As reporters converge outside their Upper East Side landmark building, Cassie vows she’ll do whatever it takes to save Billy. But what if that means exposing her own darkest secrets to the world?

When We Were Bright and Beautiful
by Jillian Medoff

  • Publication Date: August 2, 2022
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Harper
  • ISBN-10: 0063142023
  • ISBN-13: 9780063142022