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The lake of dead languages: a novel

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A lake's shattering truth slowly floats to the surface in this national bestseller--a stunning, captivating first novel of youthful innocence drowned by dark sins. A Top Ten Book Sense selection in hardcover.
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display_description In the evocative tradition of Donna Tartt's first novel, The Secret History, comes this accomplished debut of youthful innocence drowned by dark sins. Twenty years ago, Jane Hudson left the Heart Lake School for Girls in the Adirondacks after a terrible tragedy. Now she has returned to the placid, isolated shores of the lakeside school as a Latin teacher, recently separated and hoping to make a fresh start with her young daughter. But ominous messages from the past dredge up forgotten memories that will become a living nightmare.

Since freshmen year, Jane and her two roommates, Lucy Toller and Deirdre Hall, were inseparable--studying the classics, performing school girl rituals on the lake, and sneaking out after curfew to meet Lucy's charismatic brother Matt. However, the last winter before graduation, everything changed. For in that sheltered, ice-encrusted wonderland, three lives were taken, all victims of senseless suicide. Only Jane was left to carry the burden of a mystery that has stayed hidden for more than two decades in the dark depths of Heart Lake.

Now pages from Jane's missing journal, written during that tragic time, have reappeared, revealing shocking, long-buried secrets. And suddenly, young, troubled girls are beginning to die again . . . as piece by piece the shattering truth slowly floats to the surface.

At once compelling, sensuous, and intelligent, The Lake of Dead Languages is an eloquent thriller, an intricate balance of suspense and fine storytelling that proves Carol Goodman is a rare new talent with a brilliant future.

From the Hardcover edition.
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subject_facet Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Large type books, Latin teachers -- Fiction, New York (State) -- Fiction, Private schools -- Fiction, Private schools -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, American, Suicide victims -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, Suspense fiction, American, Teenage girls -- Fiction, Women teachers -- Fiction
title_display The lake of dead languages
title_full The Lake of Dead Languages, The lake of dead languages / Carol Goodman, The lake of dead languages : a novel [electronic resource] / Carol Goodman, The lake of dead languages [(text) large print] / Carol Goodman, The lake of dead languages [sound recording] / by Carol Goodman
title_short The lake of dead languages
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topic_facet Audiobooks, Fiction, Large type books, Latin teachers, Literature, Private schools, Psychological fiction, American, Suicide victims, Suspense, Suspense fiction, American, Teenage girls, Thriller, Women teachers