Where the crawdads sing / Delia Owens.

By: Owens, Delia [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2018]Description: 370 pages : map ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780735219090; 0735219095Subject(s): Solitude -- Fiction | Abandoned children -- Fiction | Women hermits -- Fiction | North Carolina -- Fiction | Coming of age -- FictionGenre/Form: Bildungsromans. | Historical fiction. | Detective and mystery stories. | Coming of age fiction. | Bildungsromans. | Mystery fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 LOC classification: PS3615.W447 | W48 2018Other classification: 18.06 Summary: 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.
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September 2018 selection of Reese Witherspoon's book club.

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.

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