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Visitation Street

(2013)
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Summer in Red Hook, Brooklyn, a blue collar neighborhood where hipster gourmet supermarkets push against tired housing projects, and the East River opens into the bay. Bored and listless, fifteen-year-old June and Val are looking for some fun. Forget the boys, the bottles, the coded whistles. Val wants to do something wild and a little crazy: take a raft out onto the bay. But out on the water, as the bright light of day gives way to darkness, the girls disappear. Only Val will survive, washed ashore semi-conscious in the weeds. June's shocking disappearance will reverberate in the lives of a diverse cast of Red Hook residents. Fadi, the Lebanese bodega owner, trolls for information about the crime. Cree, just beginning to pull it together after his father's murder, unwittingly makes himself the chief suspect - although an elusive guardian seems to have other plans for him. As Val emerges from the shadow of her missing friend, her teacher Jonathan, Juilliard drop-out and barfly, will be forced to confront a past riddled with tragic sins of omission. In VISITATION STREET, Ivy Pochoda combines intensely vivid prose with breathtaking psychological insight to explore a cast of solitary souls, pulled by family, love, and betrayal, who yearn for a chance to escape, no matter the cost.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Visitation Street is urban opera writ large. Gritty and magical, filled with mystery, poetry and pain. Ivy Pochoda's voice recalls Richard Price, Junot Diaz, and even Alice Sebold, yet it's indelibly her own." - Dennis Lehane


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October 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Visitation Street (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic)
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
ISBN: 1-4104-6295-1 / 978-1-4104-6295-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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July 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: Visitation Street
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
ISBN: 1-4447-7824-2 / 978-1-4447-7824-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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July 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Visitation Street
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
ISBN: 0-06-224989-4 / 978-0-06-224989-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dennis Lehane Books/Ecco
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Paperback Editions

May 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Visitation Street: Two girls disappear on the river. Only one of them comes back
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
ISBN: 1-4447-7827-7 / 978-1-4447-7827-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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April 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Visitation Street
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
ISBN: 0-06-224990-8 / 978-0-06-224990-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dennis Lehane Books/Ecco
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April 2014 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Visitation Street
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
ISBN: 1-4434-2042-5 / 978-1-4434-2042-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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July 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Visitation Street
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
ISBN: 1-4447-7825-0 / 978-1-4447-7825-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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July 2013 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Visitation Street
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
ISBN: 1-4434-2041-7 / 978-1-4434-2041-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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Audio Editions

July 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Visitation Street
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
Publisher: HarperAudio
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July 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Visitation Street: A Novel
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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Kindle Editions

July 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Visitation Street: Two girls disappear on the river. Only one of them comes back
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
Publisher: Sceptre
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


July 2013 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Visitation Street: A Novel
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
Publisher: Dennis Lehane Books/Ecco
Availability: Amazon   


July 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Visitation Street: A Novel
Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Availability: Amazon CA