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Burning Girl (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Claire Messud)

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A bracing, hypnotic, coming-of-age story about the bond of best friends, from the New York Times best-selling author of The Emperor's Children. Julia and Cassie have been friends since nursery school. They have shared everything, including their desire to escape the stifling limitations of their birthplace, the quiet town of Royston, Massachusetts. But as the two girls enter adolescence, their paths diverge and Cassie sets out on a journey that will put her life in danger and shatter her oldest friendship. Claire Messud, one of our finest novelists, is as accomplished at weaving a compelling fictional world as she is at asking the big questions: To what extent can we know ourselves and others? What are the stories we create to comprehend our lives and relationships? Brilliantly mixing fable and coming-of-age tale, The Burning Girl gets to the heart of these matters in an absolutely irresistible way.
Edition: Unabridged
Number of Pages: 665
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: AudioCD
Publisher: Recorded Books
Author: Claire Messud
Language: English
Street Date: August 29, 2017
TCIN: 52972968
UPC: 9781501965098
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-3773
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