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Songs for the Missing

(2008)
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An enthralling portrait of one family in the aftermath of a daughter's disappearance.

It was the summer of her Chevette, of J.P. and letting her hair grow. It was also the summer when, without warning, popular high school student Kim Larsen disappeared from her small midwestern town. Her loving parents, her introverted sister, her friends and boyfriend must now do everything they can to find her. As desperate search parties give way to pleading television appearances, and private investigations yield to personal revelations, we see one town's intimate struggle to maintain hope and, finally, to live with the unknown.

Stewart O'Nan's new novel begins with the suspense and pacing of a thriller and soon deepens into an affecting family drama of loss. On the heels of his critically acclaimed and nationally bestselling Last Night at the Lobster, Songs for the Missing is an honest, heartfelt account of one family's attempt to find their child. With a soulful empathy for these ordinary heroes, O'Nan draws us into the world of this small American town and allows us to feel a part of this family.


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January 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: Songs for the Missing (Wheeler Large Print Book Series)
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
ISBN: 1-59722-857-5 / 978-1-59722-857-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Pub Inc
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October 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Songs for the Missing: A Novel
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
ISBN: 0-670-02032-X / 978-0-670-02032-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Paperback Editions

August 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Songs for the Missing
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
ISBN: 0-14-311602-9 / 978-0-14-311602-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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January 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Songs for the Missing
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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January 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Songs for the Missing
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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October 2008 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Songs for the Missing
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
ISBN: 0-14-314356-5 / 978-0-14-314356-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks
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October 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Songs for the Missing, Complete and Unabridged, Collector's and Library Edition
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
ISBN: 1-4159-5820-3 / 978-1-4159-5820-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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August 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Songs for the Missing: A Novel
Author(s): Stewart O'Nan
Publisher: Penguin Books
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