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Pretty is
Pretty is
Mitchell, Maggie2015
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Lois and Carly-May are just twelve years old when they're abducted, driven across the country, and imprisoned in a remote, isolated hunting lodge for two months. That summer, under the watchful gaze of their kidnapper, they form a bond which will never be broken ...Decades later, both Lois and Carly-May have built new lives and identities for themselves. Lois, a professor of literature, is shaken when an obsessive student reminds her of the man who kidnapped her, a man she saw shoot himself on the porch twenty years before. Out in LA, Carly-May is drinking too much and watching her beauty-queen looks fade, clinging to the last remnants of a once-promising career as an actress. When she reads a shockingly familiar screenplay, she warily she takes a role she knows is based on events from her own life. Increasingly haunted by the devastating experience that shaped both their lives, Lois and Carly-May are drawn together again in a world that both echoes and falsifies their beautiful, terrible story. An enthralling portrait of two haunted young women, this remarkable debut novel explores the very nature of survival.
Main title:
Pretty is / Maggie Mitchell.
AUTHOR:
Imprint:
London : Orion, 2015.©2015
Collation:
306 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN:
9781409152675 (paperback)
Dewey class:
813.6
LC class:
PS3613.I8585
Language:
English
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Beaumaris LibraryFiction CrimeMITCAvailable
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