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The Qualities of Wood By Mary Vensel White

The Qualities of Wood
by Mary Vensel White

`A haunting and provocative debut.' - Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of ORPHAN TRAIN
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`A haunting and provocative debut.' - Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of ORPHAN TRAIN The house brought them together, but secrets will tear them apart. When Betty Gardiner dies, leaving behind an unkempt country home, her grandson and his young wife take a break from city life to prepare the house for sale. Nowell Gardiner leaves first to begin work on his second mystery novel. By the time his wife Vivian joins him, a real mystery has begun: a local girl has been found dead in the woods behind the house. Even after the death is ruled an accident, Vivian can't forget the girl, can't ignore the strange behaviour of her neighbours, or her husband. As Vivian attempts to put the house in order, all around her things begin to fall apart. The Qualities of Wood is a novel about secrets. Family secrets. Community secrets. And secrets between lovers, past and present. And all of these secrets have their price.

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Sku
GOR005591904
Title
The Qualities of Wood
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
0007523580
ISBN 13
9780007523580
Prizes
N/A
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