What the Dead Know (Paperback)

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One of the most acclaimed and honored writers in the field of crime fiction, Laura Lippman offers readers a gripping tale of deception and delusion, of family wounds and betrayals.

Thirty years ago, the Bethany girls, ages eleven and fifteen, disappeared from a Baltimore shopping mall. They never returned, their bodies were never recovered, and only painful questions remain. Now, in the aftermath of a rush-hour hit-and-run accident, a clearly disoriented woman is claiming to be Heather, the younger Bethany sister. Not a shred of evidence supports her story, and every lead she reluctantly offers takes the police to another dead end a dying, incoherent man; a razed house; a missing grave. But she definitely knows something about that terrible day and about the shocking fissures that the tragedy exposed in the foundation of a seemingly solid family.

About the Author

Since Laura Lippman's debut in 1997, she has been heralded for thoughtful, timely crime novels set in her beloved hometown of Baltimore. Now a perennial New York Times bestseller, she lives in Baltimore and New Orleans with her family.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061771354
ISBN-10: 006177135X
Publisher: Avon A
Publication Date: February 10th, 2009
Pages: 372
Language: English