The Grownup

A Story by the Author of Gone Girl
Product Number: EB00620837
Released: Nov 03, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780804188982
Publisher: Crown
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Description

Gillian Flynn's Edgar Award-winning homage to the classic ghost story, published for the first time as a standalone. A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud. On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan Burke walks in. A keen observer of human behavior, our unnamed narrator immediately diagnoses beautiful, rich Susan as an unhappy woman eager to give her lovely life a drama injection. However, when the "psychic" visits the eerie Victorian home that has been the source of Susan's terror and grief, she realizes she may not have to pretend to believe in ghosts anymore. Miles, Susan's teenage stepson, doesn't help matters with his disturbing manner and grisly imagination. The three are soon locked in a chilling battle to discover where the evil truly lurks and what, if anything, can be done to escape it. "The Grownup," which originally appeared as "What Do You Do?" in George R. R. Martin's Rogues anthology, proves once again that Gillian Flynn is one of the world's most original and skilled voices in fiction.

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Author(s): Gillian Flynn
Original Publish Date: Nov 03, 2015

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Author(s): Gillian Flynn
Narrator(s): Julia Whelan
Product Number DD22877
Released: Nov 03, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780451484239
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Author(s): Gillian Flynn
Narrator(s): Julia Whelan
Product Number Z100101698
Released: Nov 03, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780451482013

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