Where The Crawdads Sing

By Delia Owens

All is not as it seems in this beautifully written, heart-breaking coming-of-age novel. I couldn’t put it (or my handkerchief) down!
~ Her Majesty, The Queen Consort
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Publish Date: 2018 Awards: 2021 British Book of the Year: Page Turner Award

Set in the 1950s and ’60s, the novel follows the adventures of the young Kya, who grew up isolated in the wild coastal marsh of North Carolina and finds herself accused of the murder of Chase Andrews, a local celebrity. Delia Owens draws from her research on female grouping in the social life of mammals to explore the character of a young girl forced to live in isolation and in search of human connections.

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