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From one of America's best-loved storytellers - the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller WHERE THE HEART IS - comes a tale of a small Oklahoma town and the mystery that has haunted its residents for years.

In 1972, windswept DeClare, Oklahoma, was consumed by the murder of a young mother, Gaylene Harjo, and the disappearance of her baby, Nicky Jack. When the child's pajama bottoms were discovered on the banks of Willow Creek, everyone feared that he, too, had been killed, although his body was never found.

Nearly thirty years later, Nicky Jack mysteriously returns to DeClare, shocking the town and stirring up long-buried memories. But what he discovers about the night he vanished is more astonishing than he or anyone could have imagine. Piece by piece, what emerges is a story of dashed hopes, desperate love, and a secret that still cries out for justice...and redemption.

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- Billie Letts' first novel, Where the Heart Is (Warner, 1996), was a #1 New York Times bestseller, a selection of Oprah Winfrey's Book Club, and was made into a motion picture starring Ashley Judd and Natalie Portman. It has sold more than 3.2 million hardcover and mass market copies combined.- The Honk and Holler Opening Soon (Warner, 1998) has more than 397,000 hardcover and paperback copies in print. Trade paperback sales remain strong, with an 85% sell-through.- Billie Letts won the Walker Percy Award at the 1994 New Orleans Writers' Conference and the Oklahoma Book Award for Where the Heart Is. It was also named one of the best books of the year by the American Library Association. Until recently, she worked as a professor at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Synopsis:

From the author of the bestselling "Where the Heart Is" comes an eagerly anticipated tale of a small Oklahoma town and the mystery that has haunted its residents for years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780446695060
Author:
Letts, Billie
Publisher:
Warner Books (NY)
Subject:
General
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Missing children
Subject:
Eccentrics and eccentricities
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20050731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.08x5.28x1.03 in. .68 lbs.

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Product details 368 pages Warner Books - English 9780446695060 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , - Billie Letts' first novel, Where the Heart Is (Warner, 1996), was a #1 New York Times bestseller, a selection of Oprah Winfrey's Book Club, and was made into a motion picture starring Ashley Judd and Natalie Portman. It has sold more than 3.2 million hardcover and mass market copies combined.- The Honk and Holler Opening Soon (Warner, 1998) has more than 397,000 hardcover and paperback copies in print. Trade paperback sales remain strong, with an 85% sell-through.- Billie Letts won the Walker Percy Award at the 1994 New Orleans Writers' Conference and the Oklahoma Book Award for Where the Heart Is. It was also named one of the best books of the year by the American Library Association. Until recently, she worked as a professor at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
"Synopsis" by , From the author of the bestselling "Where the Heart Is" comes an eagerly anticipated tale of a small Oklahoma town and the mystery that has haunted its residents for years.
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