Where the Crawdads Sing
#1 new york times bestseller
greater than four million copies offered
a reese witherspoon x good day sunshine e-book club pick out
"i cannot even explicit how a whole lot i like this e book! i did not need this story to stop!"--reese witherspoon
"painfully stunning."-- the new york times e-book evaluate
"perfect for fanatics of barbara kingsolver."-- *bustle
for years, rumors of the "marsh lady" have haunted barkley cove, a quiet city at the north carolina coast. so in late 1969, while handsome chase andrews is found dead, the locals straight away suspect kya clark, the so-known as marsh woman. but kya isn't always what they say. touchy and sensible, she has survived for years on my own within the marsh that she calls home, locating pals within the gulls and training inside the sand. then the time comes while she yearns to be touched and loved. while young men from town come to be intrigued by using her wild splendor, kya opens herself to a new life--till the unthinkable takes place.
perfect for lovers of barbara kingsolver and karen russell, where the crawdads sing is immediately an extremely good ode to the natural international, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a shocking story of viable murder. owens reminds us that we are all the time fashioned by way of the youngsters we once had been, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets and techniques that nature maintains.