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"Finally, a novel of literary suspense that gets almost everything right - forensically and psychologically." - Sarah Weinman, Baltimore Sun

In this "mystery of cold beauty and dark isolation, written with crystalline precision" (Miami Herald), a series of crib deaths in Syracuse, New York, draws the attention of police and national media. Is a serial infant murderer at large?

A "haunting story, icy cold in its upstate New York setting but glowing with the unusual brightness of its heroine" (Eugene Weekly), Origin stars a solitary fingerprint examiner who finds herself playing a critical role in the case. Diana Abu-Jaber, a "gifted and graceful writer" (Chicago Tribune), masterfully "transcends formula" (Kirkus Reviews) as "the tension of Origin escalates, shaped as much by beautifully nuanced prose as menacing events" (New York Daily News). Reading group guide included.

 
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Hardback Editions

May 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: Origin: A Novel
Author(s): Diana Abu-Jaber
ISBN: 0-393-06455-7 / 978-0-393-06455-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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Paperback Editions

May 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: Origin: A Novel
Author(s): Diana Abu-Jaber
ISBN: 0-393-33155-5 / 978-0-393-33155-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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Audio Editions

July 2009 : USA Audio edition
Title: Origin
Author(s): Diana Abu-Jaber
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2007 : USA Audio CD
Title: Origin
Author(s): Diana Abu-Jaber
ISBN: 0-7927-4864-6 / 978-0-7927-4864-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

May 2008 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Origin: A Novel
Author(s): Diana Abu-Jaber
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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