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The Resource Sharp Objects

Sharp Objects

Label
Sharp Objects
Title
Sharp Objects
Statement of responsibility
Gillian Flynn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
NOW AN HBO® LIMITED SERIES STARRING AMY ADAMS, NOMINATED FOR EIGHT EMMY AWARDS, INCLUDING OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIESFROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRLFresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. For years, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac mother or to the half-sister she barely knows: a beautiful thirteen-year-old with an eerie grip on the town. Now, installed in her old bedroom in her family's Victorian mansion, Camille finds herself identifying with the young victims—a bit too strongly. Dogged by her own demons, she must unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past if she wants to get the story—and survive this homecoming.Praise for Sharp Objects"Nasty, addictive reading."—Chicago Tribune "Skillful and disturbing."—Washington Post "Darkly original . . . [a] riveting tale."—People
Summary
Returning to her hometown after a long absence to investigate the murders of two girls, reporter Camille Preaker is reunited with her neurotic mother and enigmatic half-sister as she works to uncover the truth about the killings
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, 2007.
  • New Blood Dagger Award, 2007.
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147684
Cataloging source
DLC
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1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Flynn, Gillian
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
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770
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
Sharp Objects
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780307351487
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Sharp Objects
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780307351487
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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