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The Weight of Silence

(2009)
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It happens quietly one August morning. As dawn's shimmering light drenches the humid Iowa air, two families awaken to find their little girls have gone missing in the night.

Seven-year-old Calli Clark is sweet, gentle, a dreamer who suffers from selective mutism brought on by tragedy that pulled her deep into silence as a toddler.

Calli's mother, Antonia, tried to be the best mother she could within the confines of marriage to a mostly absent, often angry husband. Now, though she denies that her husband could be involved in the possible abductions, she fears her decision to stay in her marriage has cost her more than her daughter's voice.

Petra Gregory is Calli's best friend, her soul mate and her voice. But neither Petra nor Calli has been heard from since their disappearance was discovered. Desperate to find his child, Martin Gregory is forced to confront a side of himself he did not know existed beneath his intellectual, professorial demeanor.

Now these families are tied by the question of what happened to their children. And the answer is trapped in the silence of unspoken family secrets.

Genre: Romance
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"Deeply moving and exquisitely lyrical, this is a powerhouse of a debut novel." - Tess Gerritsen


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July 2009 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Weight of Silence
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October 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Weight Of Silence
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Title: The Weight of Silence: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Heather Gudenkauf
ISBN: 0-7783-1937-7 / 978-0-7783-1937-5 (Canada edition)
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October 2013 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Weight of Silence
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April 2010 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Weight of Silence
Author(s): Heather Gudenkauf
ISBN: 0-7783-0369-1 / 978-0-7783-0369-5 (Canada edition)
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February 2010 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Weight of Silence
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ISBN: 0-7783-0405-1 / 978-0-7783-0405-0 (Canada edition)
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December 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Weight of Silence (Kennebec Large Print Superior Collection)
Author(s): Heather Gudenkauf
ISBN: 1-4104-2240-2 / 978-1-4104-2240-8 (USA edition)
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July 2009 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Weight of Silence
Author(s): Heather Gudenkauf
ISBN: 0-7783-2740-X / 978-0-7783-2740-0 (Canada edition)
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ISBN: 0-7783-1534-7 / 978-0-7783-1534-6 (Canada edition)
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January 2010 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Weight of Silence
Author(s): Heather Gudenkauf
ISBN: 1-4407-7695-4 / 978-1-4407-7695-3 (USA edition)
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2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Weight of Silence
Author(s): Heather Gudenkauf
ISBN: 1-4407-7696-2 / 978-1-4407-7696-0 (USA edition)
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October 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Weight of Silence
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October 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Weight of Silence
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Title: The Weight of Silence
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November 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Weight of Silence: A Novel of Suspense
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