Where the Crawdads Sing
Where the Crawdads Sing
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Where the Crawdads Sing

Written by Delia Owens
Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING PHENOMENON–SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!More than 12 million copies sold worldwideA Reese’s Book Club PickA Business Insider Defining Book of the Decade “I can’t even express how much I love this book! I didn’t want this story to end!”–Reese Witherspoon “Painfully beautiful.”–The New York Times Book ReviewFor years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life–until the unthinkable happens. Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder. Owens 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.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780735219090
    Publication Date
    August 14, 2018
    Page Count
    384
    Words Per Page
    257
    Audience
    Adult
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2018010775
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0735219095
    Lexile® Level
    880L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~U
    ATOS® Book Level
    5.9
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    16
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    501715
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    UG

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