This is a story about lost children and the inability to accept their disappearance. It’s highly intriguing and told with great subtlety. It is the sort of American novel that conjures atmosphere and emotion in easy strides and carries you effortlessly through a thrilling and complex tale. Thoroughly enjoyable.
Comparison: Alice Hoffman, Anita Shreve, Joshilyn Jackson .
Similar this month: Kate Long.
To their neighbours in suburban Holt, New York, the Winters family has it all: a grand home, a trio of radiant daughters and a sense of security in their affluent corner of America.But when five-year-old Ellie disappears, the fault lines within the Winters family are exposed.
Fifteen years later, Caroline, now a New Orleans cocktail waitress, sees a photograph of a woman in People Magazine. Convinced that it is Ellie all grown up, Caroline embarks on a search for her missing sister. As she travels through the New Mexico desert, the mountains of Colorado, and the smoky underworld of Montana, she devotes herself to salvaging her broken family.
How To Be Lost is a spellbinding novel about sisters, family secrets - and love.
Publication date: 02/02/2006
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
Format: Paperback (b Format)
|Publication date:||2nd February 2006|
|Author:||Amanda Eyre Ward|
|Publisher:||Arrow Books Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback (b Format)|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Amanda Eyre Ward is the author of the critically acclaimed and award-winning novel Sleep Toward Heaven. The New York Post named Ward one of five Writers to Watch in 2003.More About Amanda Eyre Ward