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The Resource The Sea of Lost Girls

The Sea of Lost Girls

Label
The Sea of Lost Girls
Title
The Sea of Lost Girls
Statement of responsibility
Carol Goodman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tess has worked hard to keep her past buried, where it belongs. Now she’s the wife to a respected professor at an elite boarding school, where she also teaches. Her seventeen-year-old son, Rudy, whose dark moods and complicated behavior she’s long worried about, seems to be thriving: he has a lead role in the school play and a smart and ambitious girlfriend. Tess tries not to think about the mistakes she made eighteen years ago, and mostly, she succeeds. And then one more morning she gets a text at 2:50 AM: it’s Rudy, asking for help. When Tess picks him up she finds him drenched and shivering, with a dark stain on his sweatshirt. Four hours later, Tess gets a phone call from the Haywood school headmistress: Lila Zeller, Rudy’s girlfriend, has been found dead on the beach, not far from where Tess found Rudy just hours before. As the investigation into Lila’s death escalates, Tess finds her family attacked on all sides. What first seemed like a tragic accidental death is turning into something far more sinister, and not only is Tess’s son a suspect but her husband is a person of interest too. But Lila’s death isn’t the first blemish on Haywood’s record, and the more Tess learns about Haywood’s fabled history, the more she realizes that not all skeletons will stay safely locked in the closet
Summary
A teacher with a secret past endures attacks on her family when her son is implicated in the death of his girlfriend just before she discovers her husband’s involvement
Theme
Writing style
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10848625
Cataloging source
BT
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Goodman, Carol
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Crime & Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
The Sea of Lost Girls
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:HUS_781376
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062852038
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Sea of Lost Girls
Control code
BORROWBOX:HUS_781376
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062852038
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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