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Product Type: Mystery
Vendor: Keny Stationery

Author Name: DELIA OWENS
Binding: Paperback
Condition: New

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  • Author Name :- Delia Owens
  • Publisher :- Corsair
  • Edition :- 12 December 2019
  • Language :- English
  • Genre :- Mystery
  • Format :- Paperback
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For Years, Rumors Of The “Marsh Girl” Haunted Barkley Cove, A Quiet Fishing Village. Kya Clark Is Barefoot And Wild Unfit For Polite Society. So In Late 1969, When The Popular Chase Andrews Is Found Dead, Locals Immediately Suspect Her.

But Kya Is Not What They Say. A Born Naturalist With Just One Day Of School, She Takes Life's Lessons From The Land, Learning The Real Ways Of The World From The Dishonest Signals Of Fireflies. But While She Has The Skills To Live In Solitude Forever, The Time Comes When She Yearns To Be Touched And Loved. Drawn To Two Young Men From Town, Who Are Each Intrigued By Her Wild Beauty, Kya Opens Herself To A New And Startling World–until The Unthinkable Happens.

In Where The Crawdads Sing, Owens Juxtaposes An Exquisite Ode To The Natural World Against A Profound Coming Of Age Story And Haunting Mystery. Thought-provoking, Wise, And Deeply Moving, Owens’s Debut Novel Reminds Us That We Are Forever Shaped By The Child Within Us, While Also Subject To The Beautiful And Violent Secrets That Nature Keeps.

The Story Asks How Isolation Influences The Behavior Of A Young Woman, Who Like All Of Us, Has The Genetic Propensity To Belong To A Group. The Clues To The Mystery Are Brushed Into The Lush Habitat And Natural Histories Of Its Wild Creatures.


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"Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens is a mesmerizing and atmospheric novel that unfolds against the backdrop of the marshes of North Carolina. The story centers around Kya Clark, the mysterious "Marsh Girl," who grows up isolated from society. As the town speculates about her, Kya becomes a keen observer of nature, and her story becomes intertwined with a murder mystery that haunts the community.

Delia Owens' prose paints a vivid portrait of the marshlands, creating a rich and immersive reading experience. The novel seamlessly weaves together coming-of-age elements, a poignant love story, and a courtroom drama. With a narrative that spans decades, "Where the Crawdads Sing" explores themes of loneliness, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of a young woman who finds solace and strength in the natural world.

This evocative novel is a celebration of both the untamed beauty of nature and the human spirit's capacity to endure. "Where the Crawdads Sing" has captured the hearts of readers with its lyrical prose and unforgettable characters, making it a compelling and soul-stirring exploration of love, loss, and the secrets that linger in the quiet corners of the marsh.


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Delia Owens is the co-author of three internationally bestselling nonfiction books about her life as a wildlife scientist in Africa including Cry of the Kalahari.


She has won the John Burroughs Award for Nature Writing and has been published in Nature, The African Journal of Ecology, and many others.


She currently lives in Idaho. Where the Crawdads Sing is her first novel.