Sharp objects: [a novel]

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WICKED above her hipbone, GIRL across her heart Words are like a road map to reporter Camille Preaker's troubled past. Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, Camille's first assignment from the second-rate daily paper where she works brings her reluctantly back to her hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. NASTY on her kneecap, BABYDOLL on her leg Since she left town eight years ago, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac mother or to the half-sister she barely knows: a beautiful thirteen-year-old with an eerie grip on the town. Now, installed again in her family's Victorian mansion, Camille is haunted by the childhood tragedy she has spent her whole life trying to cut from her memory. HARMFUL on her wrist, WHORE on her ankle As Camille works to uncover the truth about these violent crimes, she finds herself identifying with the young victims--a bit too strongly. Clues keep leading to dead ends, forcing Camille to unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past to get at the story. Dogged by her own demons, Camille will have to confront what happened to her years before if she wants to survive this homecoming. With its taut, crafted writing,Sharp Objectsis addictive, haunting, and unforgettable.
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Contributors:
Lee, Ann Marie. Narrator
ISBN:
9780307341549
9781101902875
9781415933091
9780739346808
9780307341556
141593309
9780307351487
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.3, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 770L
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Full title sharp objects
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Last Update 2018-05-20 08:32:19AM
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subject_facet Missouri -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, American, Women journalists -- Fiction
title_display Sharp objects : a novel
title_full Sharp Objects A Novel, Sharp objects : a novel / Gillian Flynn, Sharp objects [sound recording] : [a novel] / Gillian Flynn
title_short Sharp objects :
title_sub [a novel]
topic_facet Fiction, Investigation, Murder, Mystery, Suspense, Suspense fiction, American, Thriller, Women journalists