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Author Owens, Delia, author.

Title Where the crawdads sing / Delia Owens.

Publication Info. New York, New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2018]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Fiction  F Owe    ---  Available
 Parsons Fiction  F Owens, D.    ---  DUE 12-04-20
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Fiction  F Owens    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Fiction  F Owens c.2  New Books Pittsburg 2ndFL  DUE 12-09-20
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Fiction  F Owens c.3  New Books Pittsburg 2ndFL  DUE 11-28-20
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Fiction  OUTREACH F Owens    ---  Available
Description 370 pages : illustration ; 24 cm.
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Summary "Fans of Barbara Kingsolver will love this stunning debut novel from a New York Times bestselling nature writer, about an unforgettable young woman determined to make her way in the wilds of North Carolina, and the two men that will break her isolation open. For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark. But Kya is not what they say. Abandoned at age ten, she has survived on her own in the marsh that she calls home. A born naturalist with just one day of school, she takes life lessons from the land, learning from the false signals of fireflies the real way of this world. But while she could have lived in solitude forever, the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. Drawn to two young men from town, who are each intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world--until the unthinkable happens. In Where the Crawdads Sing, Owens juxtaposes an exquisite ode to the natural world against a heartbreaking coming of age story and a surprising murder investigation. Thought-provoking, wise, and deeply moving, Owens's debut novel reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps"-- Provided by publisher.
Source AMA 04.2019 PARS
Subject North Carolina -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Mystery fiction.
Subject FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Coming of Age.
FICTION / Contemporary Women.
ISBN 9780735219090

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