He had known the rarest of things—love, real love—he'd held it in his hand and he'd thrown it away. What was left for him? A lifetime of second-bests.

Jennifer Donnelly in The Tea Rose

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Jennifer Donnelly (born August 16, 1963) is an American writer of young adult fiction best known for the historical novel A Northern Light.

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