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3 edition of This bright river found in the catalog.

This bright river

a novel

by Patrick Somerville

  • 350 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Reagan Arthur Books/Little, Brown and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Single women,
  • Fiction,
  • Ex-convicts,
  • FICTION / Literary

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick Somerville
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3619.O45 T48 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25131861M
    ISBN 109780316129312
    LC Control Number2011046159


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About the Book Long Bright River. by Liz Moore. Two sisters travel the same streets, though their lives couldn't be more different.

Then one of them goes missing. In a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis, two once-inseparable sisters find themselves at odds. One, Kacey, lives on the streets in the vise of addiction. AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

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