Eden: a novel

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
Pub. Date:
2018.
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English
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One of "Summer's Smartest and Most Innovative Thrillers" ( Vanity Fair ): A bold, page-turning novel that follows the rippling effects of a childhood abduction on two sisters Every other weekend, Hope and Eden--backpacks, Walkmans, and homework in hand--wait for their father to pick them up, as he always does, at a strip-mall bus stop. It's the divorce shuffle; they're used to it. Only this weekend, he's screwed up, forgotten, and their world will irrevocably change when a stranger lures them into his truck with a false story and smile. Twenty years later. Hope discovers that the man who abducted them is up for parole and the sisters might be able to offer testimony to keep him in jail. There's only one problem: Eden is nowhere to be found. Hope sets out on a harrowing quest--from hippie communes to cities across the country, and into her own troubled past--to track down her sister. Will she find Eden in time? And what will she learn about herself along the way?
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9781328884084
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Grouping Title eden
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display_description "A bold, page-turning novel that follows how a childhood abduction sets two sisters on very different courses ... Every other weekend, Hope and Eden--backpacks, Walkmans, and homework in hand--wait for their father to pick them up, as he always does, at a strip-mall bus stop. It's the divorce shuffle; they're used to it. Only this weekend, he's screwed up, forgotten, and their world will irrevocably change when a stranger lures them into his truck with a false story and smile. More than twenty years later, Hope is that classic New York failure: a playwright with only one play produced long ago, newly evicted from an illegal sublet, working a humiliating temp job. Eden has long distanced herself from her family, and no one seems to know where she is. When the man who abducted them is up for parole, the girls might be able to offer testimony to keep him jailed. Hope sets out to find her sister--and to find herself--and it becomes the journey of a lifetime, taking her from hippie communes to cities across the country. Suspenseful and moving, Eden asks: how much do our pasts define us, and what price do we pay if we break free?"--
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subject_facet Life change events -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, Thrillers (Fiction)
title_display Eden : a novel
title_full Eden : a novel / Andrea Kleine
title_short Eden :
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topic_facet Life change events, Sisters