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Where the crawdads sing  Cover Image Book Book

Where the crawdads sing / Delia Owens.

Owens, Delia, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735219090
  • ISBN: 0735219095
  • Physical Description: 370 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
September 2018 selection of Reese Witherspoon's book club.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Solitude > Fiction.
Abandoned children > Fiction.
Women hermits > Fiction.
North Carolina > Fiction.
Coming of age > Fiction.
North Carolina > History > Fiction.
FICTION > Literary.
FICTION > Coming of Age.
FICTION > Contemporary Women.
Women hermits.
Abandoned children.
Solitude.
North Carolina.
North Carolina > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery stories.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Mystery fiction.
Bildungsromans.

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.

Holds

  • 2 current holds with 4 total copies.
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