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Sixteen-year-old Mattie Gokey has big dreams but little hope of seeing them come true. Desperate for money, she takes a job at the Glenmore, where hotel guest Grace Brown entrusts her with the task of burning a secret bundle of letters. But when Grace's drowned body is fished from the lake, Mattie discovers that the letters could reveal the grim truth behind a murder.

Set in 1906 against the backdrop of the murder that inspired Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy, Jennifer Donnelly's astonishing debut novel effortlessly weaves romance, history, and a murder mystery into something moving, and real, and wholly original.

Includes a reader's guide and an interview with the author.

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ISBN:
9780756936143
Author:
Donnelly, Jennifer
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - History
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 20th Century
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Pages:
396
Dimensions:
8.27x5.02x1.17 in. .93 lbs.
Age Level:
14-17

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