What the Dead Know
Publish date: February 26th 2008
Pages no: 381
Edition language: English
Many readers found this book engaging. Lippman set herself up with a challenge: the main character may or may not be who she says she is, and without knowing her or trusting her, we have to empathize with her enough to like reading her story. Opinions seem to vary on whether she is successful in mak...
As is the norm for Lippman, this book is well-written. However, I found that for me, the "twist" could be seen from a mile away, there wasn't enough suspense, and the ending just wasn't that plausible.
I was into this book a little ways before I remembered that I had heard this interview with the author on NPR radio. The idea for this book is based on [inspired by] an actual event that occurred in a Washington, D.C. suburb in 1975 when two teenaged sisters disappeared from a mall without leaving ...
Two sisters, young teenagers, disappeared from a shopping mall in 1975. There were no leads, no suspects. Now, thirty years later, a woman picked up on hit and run charges is claiming to be one of the girls. She knows a lot, about the girls, about their family, about their childhood, but so many ...
mp3Up through Georgia, S. Carolina, N.Carolina, Virginia and into Maryland to visit Grandmother.This reads like the shuffle button on the Best of the 70's; lines plucked from myriad popular songs seem to form the backbone of the tale.
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