Songs for the Missing

Songs for the Missing

A Novel

Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143116028
  • 304 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

A heartfelt family drama of loss and reconciliation with the unthinkable

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Returning again to the theme of working-class people and their wrenching concerns, Songs for the Missing begins with the suspenseful pace of a thriller, following an Ohio community?s efforts to locate a young woman who has gone missing. It soon deepens into an affecting portrait of a family trying desperately to hold onto itself and the memory of a daughter whose return becomes increasingly unlikely. Stark and honest, this is an intimate account of what happens behind the headlines of a very American tragedy.
Songs for the Missing

Songs for the Missing

Stewart O’Nan

Awards

Connecticut Book Award – winner
IMPAC Dublin Literary Award – winner
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