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A Northern Light Jennifer Donnelly

A Northern Light

Jennifer Donnelly

Published
ISBN : 9780152053666
Paperback
408 pages
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Sixteen-year-old Mattie Gokey has big dreams but little hope of seeing them come true. Desperate for money, she takes a job at the Glenmore, where hotel guest Grace Brown asks her to burn a bundle of secret letters. But when Graces drowned body isMoreSixteen-year-old Mattie Gokey has big dreams but little hope of seeing them come true. Desperate for money, she takes a job at the Glenmore, where hotel guest Grace Brown asks her to burn a bundle of secret letters. But when Graces drowned body is fished from the lake, Mattie discovers the letters reveal the grim truth behind a murder.Set in 1906 against the backdrop of the murder that inspired Theodore Dreisers An American Tragedy, this astonishing novel weaves romance, history and a murder mystery into something moving, real and wholly original.