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The Resource Bird Box : A Novel, (electronic resource :)

Bird Box : A Novel, (electronic resource :)

Label
Bird Box : A Novel
Title
Bird Box
Title remainder
A Novel
Statement of responsibility
Josh Malerman
Title variation
Birdbox
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Language
eng
Summary
Something is out there . . . Something terrifying that must not be seen. One glimpse and a person is driven to deadly violence. No one knows what it is or where it came from. Five years after it began, a handful of scattered survivors remain, including Malorie and her two young children. Living in an abandoned house near the river, Malorie has long dreamed of fleeing to a place where her family might be safe. But the journey ahead will be terrifying: twenty miles downriver in a rowboat—blindfolded—with nothing to rely on but Malorie's wits and the children's trained ears. One wrong choice and they will die. And something is following them. But is it man, animal, or monster? Engulfed in darkness, surrounded by sounds both familiar and frightening, Malorie embarks on a harrowing odyssey—a trip that takes her into an unseen world and back into the past, to the companions who once saved her. Under the guidance of the stalwart Tom, a motley group of strangers banded together against the unseen terror, creating order from the chaos. But when supplies ran low, they were forced to venture outside—and confront the ultimate question: in a world gone mad, who can really be trusted? Interweaving past and present, Josh Malerman's breathtaking debut is a horrific and gripping snapshot of a world unraveled that will have you racing to the final page
Summary
Close your eyes! Don’t look! Something is out there that will drive you mad if you see it. Is it an alien invasion? An environmental toxin? Two sisters, Malorie and Shannon, embark on a journey seeking safety and other survivors. I was unable to put this book down. Horror at its best, not graphic, but truly creepy and scary. Highly recommended for fans of psychological suspense. -- Mary Vernau for LibraryReads
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Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10302580
Cataloging source
MnSpTMCL
Index
no index present
Intended audience
General adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
520
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Bird Box : A Novel, (electronic resource :)
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/ald-document_id-edb6cr9
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Publication
Control code
9780062259677
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
272 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780062259677
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
edb6cr9
Label
Bird Box : A Novel, (electronic resource :)
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/ald-document_id-edb6cr9
Publication
Control code
9780062259677
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
272 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780062259677
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
edb6cr9

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