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Descent: A Novel

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Grouping Authorjohnston tim
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display_description"Descent, the story of a family undone by the disappearance of a daughter who went out for a morning run and didn't come back, marks the adult fiction debut of a remarkable young writer. Stunning in its emotional impact, Descent is a compulsively readable page-turner with a strong literary sensibility. The girl's vanishing--on a sunny, late-summer vacation morning--all the more devastating for its mystery, is the beginning the family's harrowing journey down increasingly divergent and solitary paths, until all that continues to bind them to each other are the questions they can never bring themselves to ask: At what point does a family stop searching? At what point does a girl stop fighting for her life? In the weeks and months that follow, hope leads to disillusionment, and each of them--father, mother, son--withdraws into emotional isolation, individually assessing the blame and assuming the responsibility for their collective loss. Haunting and unforgettable, Descent is a novel that will grab the reader's heart and mind, and will linger there long after the last page is turned"--
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subject_facetAbduction -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Families -- Fiction
Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction
Missing persons -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Psychological fiction
Rocky Mountains Region -- Fiction
title_fullDescent / a novel by Tim Johnston
Descent A Novel
title_subA Novel
Loss (Psychology)
Missing persons