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The Resource Learning to Swim

Learning to Swim

Label
Learning to Swim
Title
Learning to Swim
Statement of responsibility
Sara J. Henry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A mysterious and suspenseful story that will move and disturb you to the very end.When she sees what looks like a child tumbling from a ferry into frigid Lake Champlain, Troy Chance dives in without thinking. When she gets the child to shore she discovers that his name is Paul, he speaks only French—and no one is looking for him.Her determination to protect Paul pulls Troy from her quiet life as a writer in a small Adirondack town into an unfamiliar world of wealth and privilege in Canada and then in Vermont. Her attachment to him—and the danger she faces when she tries to unravel the mystery of his abandonment—force her to evaluate everything she thought true about herself. The first book featuring the unforgettable Troy Chance, Sara J. Henry's riveting, award-winning debut will keep you engrossed right up to its shattering conclusion.Winner of the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, the Agatha Award for Best First Novel, and the Mary Higgins Clark Award
Member of
Summary
When Troy Chance rescues a boy who falls off a ferry she discovers he can only speak French and that no one seems to be looking for him. Thus begins a dangerous journey across the eastern United States and Canada as Troy attempts to uncover the mysteries surrounding the special little boy she comes to care for deeply.
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Award
  • Agatha Award for Best First Novel, 2011.
  • Anthony Award for Best First Novel, 2012.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Awards: Mary Higgins Clark Award, 2012.
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380281
Cataloging source
DLC
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Henry, Sara J
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Troy Chance novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
Learning to Swim
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:2f43ee6e-29fd-416e-9250-8eb79c87cc43
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780307718402
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Learning to Swim
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:2f43ee6e-29fd-416e-9250-8eb79c87cc43
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780307718402
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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