The Resource Watch me disappear : a novel, Janelle Brown

Watch me disappear : a novel, Janelle Brown

Label
Watch me disappear : a novel
Title
Watch me disappear
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Janelle Brown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Billie is a beautiful Berkeley mom with a radical past--a teenage runaway from Northern California who took up with a group of environmental activists wanted by the FBI, lived dangerously, but when she meets Jonathan, a tech magazine editor and all around good guy, she settles easily into the life of an eco-conscious, stay-at-home suburban yoga mom. Their daughter Olive, under her mother's watchful gaze, becomes a lovely, introverted, slightly eccentric girl. As she reaches adolescence and needs Billie's full-time attention less, Billie throws herself into extreme sports--marathons, scuba diving, rock climbs, solo hikes. On one of these expeditions, Billie vanishes from the trail--only a hiking boot is found. The family is devastated--a year of intense mourning passes in which they await the closure that a body and a death certificate will bring. Jonathan drinks; Olive grows remote. But then she starts having waking dreams--hallucinations?--in which her very vibrant mother urges the girl to look for her, and Olive begins to believe her mother is still alive and in trouble. Jonathan believes the trauma and anxiety of losing her mother is making Olive ill, until he uncovers a secret that compels him to consider that Billie may not be dead after all and sends him on his own quest for the truth--about Billie, their marriage, and the things people do in the name of love."--
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560691
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Janelle
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Radicals
  • Missing persons
  • Hallucinations and illusions
  • Families
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Families
  • Hallucinations and illusions
  • Missing persons
  • Radicals
  • California
Label
Watch me disappear : a novel, Janelle Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1825079
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780812989465
Lccn
2016045555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780812989465
  • (OCoLC)961155875
Label
Watch me disappear : a novel, Janelle Brown
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1825079
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780812989465
Lccn
2016045555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780812989465
  • (OCoLC)961155875

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