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  • 25 of 34 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 8 of 8 copies available at Beaufort County Library System.

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8 current holds with 34 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch LP FIC OWE (Text) 0530006236547 Adult Large Print Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch LP FIC OWE (Text) 0530010890701 Adult Large Print Available -
Beaufort - Bookmobile South LP FIC OWE (Text) 0530006127781 Adult New Large Print Collection Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch LP FIC OWE (Text) 0530006187877 Adult Book Club Books Available -
Beaufort - Lobeco Branch LP FIC OWE (Text) 0530006208275 Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch LP FIC OWE (Text) 0530010658561 Adult Large Print Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch LP FIC OWE (Text) 0530010683486 Adult Large Print Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch LP FIC OWE (Text) 0530010687081 Adult Large Print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984827616
  • ISBN: 1984827618
  • ISBN: 9781635463903
  • ISBN: 1635463904
  • Physical Description: 496 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2018]

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Fans of Barbara Kingsolver will love this stunning debut novel from a New York Times bestselling nature writer, about an unforgettable young woman determined to make her way in the wilds of North Carolina, and the two men that will break her isolation open. For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark. But Kya is not what they say. Abandoned at age ten, she has survived on her own in the marsh that she calls home. A born naturalist with just one day of school, she takes life lessons from the land, learning from the false signals of fireflies the real way of this world. But while she could have lived in solitude forever, the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. Drawn to two young men from town, who are each intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world--until the unthinkable happens. In Where the Crawdads Sing, Owens juxtaposes an exquisite ode to the natural world against a heartbreaking coming of age story and a surprising murder investigation. Thought-provoking, wise, and deeply moving, Owens's debut novel reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps. -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Young women > Fiction.
Women hermits > Fiction.
Solitude > Fiction.
Abandoned children > Fiction.
Marshes > North Carolina > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Large type books.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Coming of Age.
FICTION / Contemporary Women.
Genre: Large type books.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Bildungsromans.
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Delia Owens is the coauthor of three internationally bestselling nonfiction books about her life as a wildlife scientist in Africa. She holds a BS in Zoology from the University of Georgia and a PhD in Animal Behavior from the University of California at Davis. She has won the John Burroughs Award for Nature Writing and has been published in Nature, The African Journal of Ecology, and International Wildlife, among many others. She lives in the mountains of North Carolina. Where the Crawdads Sing is her first novel.


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