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The author's third novel is a spooky coming-of-age tale in which 16-year-old Mary Veal disappears from her school, only to reappear a few weeks later ...Show synopsisThe author's third novel is a spooky coming-of-age tale in which 16-year-old Mary Veal disappears from her school, only to reappear a few weeks later claiming to have been abducted. Julavits keeps the reader baffled until the end, but beneath the mystery is a sophisticated meditation on truth and bias.Hide synopsis
Description:New. SAVE $$$-DISCOUNTED SHIPPING ON ORDERS OF 2 OR MORE BOOKS!...New. SAVE $$$-DISCOUNTED SHIPPING ON ORDERS OF 2 OR MORE BOOKS! New old stock. (Bought out book store. ) Dust jacket shows minimal shelf wear.
Description:New. No dust jacket as issued. 288 p. Audience: General/trade....New. No dust jacket as issued. 288 p. Audience: General/trade. Mary has disappeared one afternoon and a few weeks later reappears. ADVANCE READING COPY before trade edition. TRADE SOFTCOVER/FINE/ILLUSTRATED COVER-FINE with no defects. BRAND NEW ARC.
Description:New jacket. Brand New Hardcover with dust jacket, clean, tight,...New jacket. Brand New Hardcover with dust jacket, clean, tight, unmarked, () In late afternoon on November 7, 1985, sixteen-year-old Mary Veal was abducted after field hockey practice at her all-girls New England prep school. Or was she? A few weeks later an unharmed Mary reappears as suddenly and mysteriously as she disappeared, claiming to have little memory of what happened to her. Her socially ambitious mother, a compelling if frosty woman descended from a Salem witch, is concerned that Mary has somehow.
It's a bit late to jump on the child abuse/psychoanalysis bandwagon. This tired novel about a tired woman who was tired of being ignored as a teen is ... tiring. Did she lie to her therapist? Was her abductor (or the man she manipulated into abducting her) really an insomniac amnesic? You'll forget ...
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