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The Resource Crooked river, Valerie Geary, (electronic resource)

Crooked river, Valerie Geary, (electronic resource)

Label
Crooked river
Title
Crooked river
Statement of responsibility
Valerie Geary
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With the inventiveness and emotional power of Promise Not to Tell, The Death of Bees, and After Her, a powerful literary debut about family and friendship, good and evil, grief and forgiveness. He is not evil. I am not good. We are the same: broken and put back together again. Still grieving the sudden death of their mother, Sam and her younger sister Ollie McAlister move from the comforts of Eugene to rural Oregon to live in a meadow in a teepee under the stars with Bear, their beekeeper father. But soon after they arrive, a young woman is found dead floating in Crooked River, and the police arrest their eccentric father for the murder. Fifteen-year-old Sam knows that Bear is not a killer, even though the evidence points to his guilt. Unwilling to accept that her father could have hurt anyone, Sam embarks on a desperate hunt to save him and keep her damaged family together. I see things no one else does. I see them there and wish I didn't. I want to tell and can't. Ollie, too, knows that Bear is innocent. The Shimmering have told her so. One followed her home from her mom's funeral and refuses to leave. Now, another is following Sam. Both spirits warn Ollie: the real killer is out there, closer and more dangerous than either girl can imagine. Told in Sam and Ollie's vibrant voices, Crooked River is a family story, a coming of age story, a ghost story, and a psychological mystery that will touch reader's hearts and keep them gripped until the final thrilling page
Summary
Still grieving the sudden death of their mother, 15-year-old Sam McAlister and her younger sister, Ollie, move to rural Oregon to live in a teepee with Bear, their beekeeper father; but soon after they arrive, Bear is arrested for the murder of a young woman found floating in Crooked River, and as spirits tell Ollie that her father is innocent, Sam hunts for the real killer
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10358367
Cataloging source
RECBK
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Crooked river, Valerie Geary, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CB9F9273-BCA0-42BC-867A-6F1720A6F611
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn877887257
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062326614
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00233947
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CB9F9273-BCA0-42BC-867A-6F1720A6F611
System control number
(OCoLC)877887257
Label
Crooked river, Valerie Geary, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CB9F9273-BCA0-42BC-867A-6F1720A6F611
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn877887257
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062326614
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00233947
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CB9F9273-BCA0-42BC-867A-6F1720A6F611
System control number
(OCoLC)877887257

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