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Amanda Baron died in a boating accident on the Ohio River in 1953. Or, did she? Her body was never found and while it was generally accepted that she had died when a coal barge rammed the pleasure boat she was sharing with her lover, her body was never found. Travis Baron was an infant when his mother disappeared. After the accident and the subsequent publicity, Travis’s father removed all evidence that Amanda Baron had ever lived, and her name was never to be uttered around him. Now fifteen years old, Travis yearns to know more about the mother who disappeared when he was very young. With the help of his best friend, Mitch Malone, Travis begins a search for the truth about the mother he never knew. The two boys find unexpected aid from an unlikely source: an alcoholic former detective who served time for fudging evidence. But the information he provides about the death of Amanda Baron is indisputable—and dangerous.Now, Travis fears for his life and must devise a way to make his disappearance as mysterious as that of his mother’s.
Number of Pages: 272
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Robin Yocum
Street Date: April 5, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-3482
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