The lost causes of Bleak Creek: a novel

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Crown,
Pub. Date:
2019.
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First edition.
Language:
English
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It's 1992 in Bleak Creek, North Carolina, a sleepy little place with all the trappings of an ordinary Southern town- two Baptist churches, friendly smiles coupled with silent judgments, and a seemingly unquenchable appetite for pork products. Beneath the town's cheerful fa ade, however, Bleak Creek teens live in constant fear of being sent to The Whitewood School, a local reformatory with a record of putting unruly teens back on the straight and narrow-a record so impeccable that almost everyone is willing to ignore the mysterious deaths that have occurred there over the past decade. At first, high school freshmen Rex McClendon and Leif Nelson believe what they've been told-that the students' strange demises were all tragic accidents. But when the shoot for their low-budget horror masterpiece, PolterDog, goes horribly awry-and their best friend, Alicia Boykins, is sent to Whitewood as punishment-Rex and Leif are forced to question everything they know about their unassuming hometown and its cherished school for delinquents. Eager to rescue their friend, Rex and Leif pair up with recent NYU film school grad Janine Blitstein to begin piecing together the unsettling truth of the school and its mysterious founder, Wayne Whitewood. What they find, with Alicia's life hanging in the balance, will leave them battling an evil beyond their wildest teenage imaginations-one that will shake Bleak Creek to its core.
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subject_facetBlack humor
Friendship -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Humorous fiction
North Carolina -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Reformatories -- Fiction
Science fiction
Small cities -- Fiction
Students -- Fiction
title_displayThe lost causes of Bleak Creek : a novel
title_fullThe lost causes of Bleak Creek : a novel / Rhett McLaughlin & Link Neal with Lance Rubin
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History
Reformatories
Small cities
Students