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The Resource The Widow

The Widow

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The Widow
Title
The Widow
Statement of responsibility
Fiona Barton
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"A twisted psychological thriller you'll have trouble putting down."—People"If you liked Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, you might want to pick up The Widow by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful."—Stephen KingFollowing the twists and turns of an unimaginable crime, The Widow is an electrifying debut thriller that will take you into the dark spaces that exist between a husband and a wife.There's a lot Jean hasn't said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing. She was too busy being the perfect wife, standing by her man while living with the accusing glares and the anonymous harassment. Now her husband is dead, and there's no reason to stay quiet. There are people who want to hear her story. They want to know what it was like living with that man. She can tell them that there were secrets. There always are in a marriage. The truth—that's all anyone wants. But the one lesson Jean has learned in the last few years is that she can make people believe anything...An NPR Best Book of 2016One of The Wall Street Journal's 5 "Killer Books" of the YearA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearIncludes a Readers Guide and an excerpt of Fiona Barton's new hardcover, The Child
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Summary
"Following the twists and turns of an unimaginable crime, The Widow is an electrifying debut thriller that will take you into the dark spaces that exist between a husband and a wife. When the police started asking questions, Jean Taylor turned into a different woman. One who enabled her and her husband to carry on when more bad things began to happen. . . But that woman's husband died last week. And Jean doesn't have to be her anymore."--
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10466896
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DLC
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Barton, Fiona
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Series statement
Kate Waters novels (Fiona Barton)
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
The Widow
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Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781101990469
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Widow
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781101990469
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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