Under Currents

Under Currents

First US edition

Hardback (09 Jul 2019) | English

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Synopsis

"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author, a novel about the power of family to harm--and to heal. Within the walls of a tasteful, perfectly kept house in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, young Zane Bigelow feels like a prisoner of war. Strangers--and even Zane's own aunt across the lake--see his parents as a successful surgeon and his stylish wife, making appearances at their children's ballet recitals and baseball games. Zane and his sister know the truth: There is something terribly wrong. As his father's violent, controlling rages--and his mother's complicity--become more and more oppressive, Zane counts the years, months, days until he can escape. He looks out for little Britt, warning her: Be smart; Be careful. In fear for his very life, he plays along with the insidious lie that everything is fine, while scribbling his real thoughts in a secret journal he must carefully hide away. When one brutal, shattering night fina

Book information

ISBN: 9781250207098
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Imprint: St. Martin's Press
Pub date:
Edition: First US edition
DEWEY: 813.54
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 436
Weight: 658g
Height: 239mm
Width: 157mm
Spine width: 41mm