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How To Be Lost

Ward, Amanda Eyre

ISBN 10: 1931561729 / ISBN 13: 9781931561723
Published by Macadam Cage Pub, 2004
Used Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Signed 1931561729 Inscribed by Amanda Eyre Ward. Advance Review Copy in wrappers. Bookseller Inventory # 005277

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Title: How To Be Lost

Publisher: Macadam Cage Pub

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Issued without a dust Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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Synopsis:

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.

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"'I read Amanda Eyre Ward's lovely How To Be Lost after a warm recommendation from a friend...it has that lovely tone that only American women writers seem to be able to achieve: melancholic, wry, apparently (but only apparently) artless, perched on the balls of its feet and ready to jump either towards humour or heartbreak, with no run-up and no effort. How To Be Lost has a great setup, too.' Nick Hornby"

"'The narrative is so engrossing, so propelling, you're surprised to come upon the last page...a damn good story.'" (Time Out New York)

"'A walloping knockout of a finisher that would seem like a cheap trick if it weren't so thrilling. The author plays a smooth game, not showing her hand until the absolute right time.'" (Kirkus)

"'This is one of those sink-your-teeth-into-it novels that reminds you why you loved to read in the first place.'" (The Charlotte Observer)

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