Elizabeth Is MissingBook - 2014
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CRRLCollection Apr 03, 2018
Convinced Elizabeth is missing and in terrible danger, her friend Maud searches for the truth. As this singular obsession forms a cornerstone of Maud's rapidly dissolving present, the clues she discovers seem to lead to another unsolved disappearance: her sister, Sukey, who vanished shortly after... Read More »
Convinced Elizabeth is missing and in terrible danger, Maud's search for the truth will go back decades and have shattering consequences. As this singular obsession forms a cornerstone of Maud's rapidly dissolving present, the clues she discovers seem to lead to another unsolved disappearance: he... Read More »
Maud is sure that her best friend Elizabeth is missing and in danger. But no one will listen to her because she is old and . . . forgetful.
Pair with "Oblivion" (YA) by Sasha Dawn. Both deal with the unreliable nature of memory, whether it is ravaged by mental illness or old age.
FICTION: A heartbreakingly honest meditation on memory, identity, and aging -- an elderly woman descending into dementia embarks on a desperate quest to find the best friend she believes has disappeared.
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When the main character is elderly and has some serious memory loss, it's hard to know which way the story leads -- and that's a good thing in this well-written page turner. Has something happened to Maud's friend, Elizabeth? Or, just as likely, did something happen to Maud's beloved sister, Sukey, 45 years ago?
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