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The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead

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It is the summer of 1925. Emily Stewart and her brother, Michael, are thirteen-year-old twins—privileged, precocious, and wandering aimlessly around their family’s Philadelphia estate. One day Emily discovers an odd physical talent—she can secretly crack a joint in her ankle so the sound seems to burst in midair from nowhere. In their garden tea house, Emily and Michael gather the neighborhood children to fool them with these “spirit knockings.” But soon this game of contacting the dead creeps into a world of adults still reeling from a world war. And when the twins find themselves dabbling in the uncertain territory of human grief and family secrets, their game spins out of control…

About the Author

Paul Elwork graduated from Temple University with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and from Arcadia University with a master’s degree in English. His stories have appeared in many literary journals.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780425245422
Author:
Elwork, Paul
Publisher:
Berkley Publishing Group
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20120331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.19 x 5.14 x 0.86 in 0.56 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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