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The Resource The shining girls, Lauren Beukes

The shining girls, Lauren Beukes

Label
The shining girls
Title
The shining girls
Statement of responsibility
Lauren Beukes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A time-traveling serial killer is impossible to trace--until one of his victims survives. In Depression-era Chicago, Harper Curtis finds a key to a house that opens onto other times. But it comes at a cost: he has to kill the shining girls, bright young women burning with potential. He stalks them across different eras until, in 1989, one of his victims, Kirby Mazrachi, survives and starts hunting him back. Working with an ex-homicide reporter who is falling for her, Kirby has to unravel an impossible mystery.
Summary
In 1931, Harper Curtis discovers a time travel portal located in an otherwise undistinguished Chicago bungalow. Written on the walls of the house are the names of "shining girls" whose bright young lives he must extinguish. Thus does Curtis become a time-traveling serial killer, singling out his victims by giving them small gifts and then returning, years later, to eviscerate them. However, not everything goes as planned during his multi-decade murder spree. One victim, Kirby Mazrachi, survives his attack and, with the help of a journalist, begins to investigate her mysterious assailant. - Description by Gillian Speace
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, 2013.
Assigning source
--From publisher description
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10182693
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beukes, Lauren
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9369.4.B485
LC item number
.S55 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Serial murders
  • Women
Target audience
adult
Label
The shining girls, Lauren Beukes
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20067308
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9780316216852
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013003018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The shining girls, Lauren Beukes
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20067308
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9780316216852
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013003018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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