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Title:The Local News
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Miriam Gershow
Publisher:Spiegel & Grau
ISBN:0385527616
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:360
Category:Mystery, Young adult, Adult fiction, Family, Fiction

The Local News by Miriam Gershow

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Local News p b A deeply moving story of the complicated bond between brother and sister b Going missing was the only interesting thing my brother had ever done Even a decade later the memories of the year Lydia Pasternak turned sixteen continue to haunt her As a teenager Lydia lived in her older brother s shadow While Danny s athletic skills and good looks established his place with the popular set at school Lydia s smarts relegated her to the sidelines where she rolled her eyes at her brother and his meathead friends and suffered his casual cruelty with resigned bewilderment Though a part of her secretly wished for a return of the easy friendship she and Danny shared as children another part of her wished Danny would just vanish And then one night he did In the year following Danny Pasternak s disappearance his parents go off the rails his town buzzes with self indulgent mourning and his little sister Lydia finds herself thrust into unwanted celebrity forced to negotiate her ambivalent often grudging grief for a brother she did not particularly like Suddenly embraced by Danny s old crowd forgotten by her parents and drawn into the missing person investigation by her family s intriguing private eye Lydia both blossoms and struggles to find herself during Danny s absence But when a trail of clues leads to a shocking outcome in her brother s case the teenaged Lydia and the adult she will become are irrevocably changed even now as she reluctantly prepares to return to her hometown .

Relentlessly gripping often funny and profoundly moving i The Local News i is a powerful exploration of the fraught relationship between a brother and sister and how our siblings define who we are p