Curious Toys

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Author(s): Elizabeth Hand
Original Publish Date: Oct 15, 2019
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.75 hours)
Product Number: Z100151064
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781549154409
Narrator/s: Carol Monda
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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Description

The Alienist meets The Devil in the White City: An intrepid young woman stalks a murderer through turn-of-the-century Chicago, in the transfixing new historical novel from Elizabeth Hand.In the sweltering summer of 1915, Pin, the fourteen-year-old daughter of a carnival fortune-teller, disguises herself as a boy and joins a teenage gang that roams the famous Riverview amusement park, looking for trouble.Unbeknownst to the well-heeled city-dwellers and visitors who come to enjoy the attractions, the park is also host to a ruthless killer who uses the shadows of the dark carnival attractions to conduct his crimes. When Pin sees a man enter the Hell Gate ride with a young girl, and emerge alone, she knows that something horrific has occurred. The crime will lead her to the iconic outsider artist Henry Darger, a brilliant but seemingly mad man. Together, the two navigate the seedy underbelly of a changing city to uncover a murderer few even know to look for.

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Elizabeth Hand
Narrator(s): Carol Monda
Product Number DD46675
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781549154416
eBook
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Author(s): Elizabeth Hand
Product Number EB00757899
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Mulholland Books
ISBN: #9780316452786

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