Greek myth and ugly truths are entwined throughout Scott Turow's 10th novel, "Identical." In 1982, during a Greek New Year picnic at the estate of powerful businessman and likely gubernatorial candidate Zeus Kronon, his daughter Dita (short for Aphrodite) is brutally murdered.

While investigating the cold-case disappearance of a baby girl 28 years earlier, attorney Lisa Grant begins to believe that she herself was the missing toddler. That makes Lisa's life a lie, and whoever erased the truth isn't through with her...

'Life loves the liver of it. You must live and life will be good to you.' (Maya Angelou, US author & poet, Apr 4, 1928 - May 28, 2014) Maya Angelou on Identity and the Meaning of Life, Brain Pickings, May 29, 2014 #Angelou #literature #life

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