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The weight of silence

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"It happens quietly one August morning. As dawn's shimmering light drenches the humid Iowa air, two families awaken to find their little girls have gone missing in the night. Seven-year-old Calli Clark is sweet, gentle, a dreamer who suffers from selective mutism brought on by tragedy that pulled her deep into silence as a toddler. Calli's mother, Antonia, tried to be the best mother she could within the confines of marriage to a mostly absent, often angry husband. Now, though she denies that her husband could be involved in the possible abductions, she fears her decision to stay in her marriage has cost her more than her daughter's voice. Petra Gregory is Calli's best friend, her soul mate and her voice. But neither Petra nor Calli has been heard from since their disappearance was discovered. Desperate to find his child, Martin Gregory is forced to confront a side of himself he did not know existed beneath his intellectual, professorial demeanor. Now these families are tied by the questions of what happened to their children. And the answer is trapped in the silence of unspoken family secrets."--p. [4] of cover.

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Allens Hill Free Library PB FIC GUD (Text)
Adult Fiction
52132000082923
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Bloomfield Public Library FIC GUDENKAUF PB (Text)
Adult Fiction
52133100184650
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07/05/2022
Eagle Free Library - Bliss FIC GUD (Text)
Adult Fiction
52137100039004
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Gainesville Public Library - Silver Springs FIC GUD (Text)
Adult Fiction
52138100031108
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Gorham Free Library FIC GUDENKAUF (Text)
Adult Fiction
52119100168660
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Macedon Public Library FIC GUD (Text)
Adult Fiction
52121100338558
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Mount Morris Library Fic Gud (Text)
Adult Fiction
52123300242549
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Ontario Public Library FIC GUD (Text)
Adult Fiction
52126100377217
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Perry Public Library FIC GUD (Text)
Adult Fiction
52142002097670
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Red Creek Free Library FIC GUD (Text)
Adult Fiction
52145100104199
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780778327400
  • ISBN: 077832740X
  • ISBN: 9780778315537
  • ISBN: 0778315533
  • Physical Description: 373 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : MIRA, c2009.

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Subject: Missing children > Fiction.
Problem families > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Iowa > Fiction.


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