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Where the crawdads sing, Delia Owens

Label
Where the crawdads sing
Title
Where the crawdads sing
Statement of responsibility
Delia Owens
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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Owens, Delia
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3615.W447
LC item number
W48 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Wilderness survival
  • Solitude
  • Rural women
  • Suspicion
  • Murder
  • North Carolina
Label
Where the crawdads sing, Delia Owens
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky292207768
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9780735219090
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018010775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Label
Where the crawdads sing, Delia Owens
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky292207768
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9780735219090
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018010775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map

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