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A former in-crowd member returns to her hometown a year after graduating from high school to investigate unsolved questions about her genius boyfriend's shocking death, only to be... Read more
A former in-crowd member returns to her hometown a year after graduating from high school to investigate unsolved questions about her genius boyfriend's shocking death, only to be approached by a mysterious stranger who challenges her circle of friends to make a harsh decision to avoid becoming trapped in time. By the award-winning author of Night Film. Simultaneous and eBook.
Marisha Pessl is the author of Night Film and Special Topics in Calamity Physics, which won the John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize (now the Center for Fiction's Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize) and was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review. Pessl grew up in Asheville, North Carolina, and currently resides in New York City.
'THE BOOK EVERYONE'S TALKING ABOUT.' ObserverOn a damp October night the body of beautiful Ashley Cordova is discovered in a Manhattan warehouse. Though her death is ruled a suicide, investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. The last time McGrath got too close to the Cordova dynasty, he lost his marriage and his career.
Tells a wickedly funny yet poignant tale that reveals how the imagination finds meaning in the most bewildering times, the ways people of all ages strive for connection, and how the darkest of secrets can set us free.
Cult horror director Stanislas Cordova hasn't been seen in public since 1971. To his fans he is an enigma. To journalist Scott McGrath he is the enemy. To Ashley he was a father. On a damp October night the young, beautiful Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan.
Blue hat den Blues. Ihr Vater, der Universitätsprofessor, zieht schon wieder um. Nie länger als ein Semester bleiben Tochter und Vater an einem Ort. Bald kennt Blue jedes College in Nordamerika. Zum Glück hat sie die Bücher - ihre engsten Vertrauten. Und so hungrig, wie sie Geschichten auf Papier verschlingt, so lustvoll stürzt sie sich ins pralle Leben: Charmant und witzig besticht sie als...
On a damp October night, beautiful, young Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding her death, McGrath comes face-to-face with the legacy of Ashley's father: cult horror film director Stanislas Cordova.
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