Starvation Lake

Author(s): Bryan Gruley
Series: Starvation Lake Series No: 1
CD - unabridged
Audio (11 discs)
Product Number: CM059
Released: Aug 12, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781440703409
Narrator/s: Rich Orlow
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Bryan Gruley's debut mystery has received starred reviews from publications such as Booklist and Publishers Weekly. Disgraced reporter Gus Carpenter returns home to his small town and becomes embroiled in a murder investigation. "[Starvation Lake] deserves comparison with Dennis Lehane's Mystic River."-Booklist, starred review


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Starvation Lake
Product Number: BX00035117
Product Number:Z10602
Product Number:CM059

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Author(s): Bryan Gruley
Narrator(s): Rich Orlow
Product Number Z10602
Released: Oct 02, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490669106
Author(s): Bryan Gruley
Product Number EB00571789
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Gallery Books
ISBN: #9781416564003

Professional reviews

"Hockey as a metaphor for life? If so, then Bryan Gruley scores a "hat trick" in his fast-paced, powerful novel. Rich Orlow's appealing narration adds the finesse. After failing in Detroit as a journalist, Gus Carpenter returns to his Michigan hometown and becomes editor of the local newspaper. Ten years earlier, the much-loved high school hockey coach disappeared after his snowmobile sank beneath the ice of Starvation Lake. Now pieces of his snowmobile are found--in a different lake, miles from the scene, revealing a bullet hole. Facts skitter in all directions, the mystery deepens, and Orlow beautifully captures the sense of a small town hunkering down to hide its tightly closeted skeletons and the pervasive sense of menace lurking behind almost every smile. Strong listening. S.J.H. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"