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Book Review of House Rules

House Rules
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Jodi Picoult never fails to capture your interest and imagination. Don't plan on putting this one down until you finish. Did Jacob Hunt brutally murder his social tutor or not? You won't know until the very last chapter. What a great read. And a very interesting look into the lives of a family dealing with a child who has Asperger's syndrome. This is the story of Emma Hunt, a single mother, raising two boys...the eldest of whom is afflicted with Asperger's and the youngest, who is "normal". The younger brother assumes the role of caretaker for Jacob and the stress of this responsibility leads to the crisis. "Always take care of your brother" is one of Emma's house rules and Jacob follows the rules a fault.