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- DescriptionA Washington Post, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Best Book of the Year Emily Shepard is on the run; the nuclear plant where her father worked has suffered a cataclysmic meltdown, and all fingers point to him. Now, orphaned, homeless, and certain that she s a pariah, Emily s taken to hiding out on the frigid streets of Burlington, Vermont, creating a new identity inspired by her favorite poet, Emily Dickinson. Then she meets Cameron. Nine years old and with a string of foster families behind him, he sparks something in Emily, and she protects him with a fierceness she didn t kw she possessed. But when an emergency threatens the fledgling home she s created, Emily realizes that she can t hide forever.
- Author BiographyChris Bohjalianis the critically acclaimed author of seventeen books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Sandcastle Girls, Skeletons at the Feast, The Double Bind, and Midwives. His novel Midwives was a number one New York Times bestseller and a selection of Oprah's Book Club. His work has been translated into more than twenty-five languages, and three of his novels have become movies ( Secrets of Eden, Midwives, and Past the Bleachers ). He lives in Vermont with his wife and daughter. Visit him at www.chrisbohjalian.com or on Facebook.
- Author(s)Chris Bohjalian
- Date of Publication26/05/2015
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Series TitleVintage Contemporaries
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight272 g
- Width130 mm
- Height201 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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