Close your Eyes, Hold Hands

Close your Eyes, Hold Hands

Audiobook CD - 2014
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"Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands is the story of Emily Shepard, a homeless teen living in an igloo made of ice and trash bags filled with frozen leaves. Half a year earlier, a nuclear plant in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom had experienced a cataclysmic meltdown, and both of Emily's parents were killed. Devastatingly, her father was in charge of the plant, and the meltdown may have been his fault. Was he drunk when it happened? Thousands of people are forced to flee their homes in the Kingdom; rivers and forests are destroyed; and Emily feels certain that as the daughter of the most hated man in America, she is in danger. So instead of following the social workers and her classmates after the meltdown, Emily takes off on her own for Burlington, where she survives by stealing, sleeping on the floor of a drug dealer's apartment, and inventing a new identity for herself -- an identity inspired by her favorite poet, Emily Dickinson. When Emily befriends a young homeless boy named Cameron, she protects him with a ferocity she didn't know she had. But she still can't outrun her past, can't escape her grief, can't hide forever--and so she comes up with the only plan that she can" -- from publisher's web site.
Publisher: [Westminster, Md.] : Books on Tape ; [New York] : Random House Audio, [2014], ℗2014
ISBN: 9780307917454
0307917452
9780307917485
0307917487
Branch Call Number: FICTION Boh
Characteristics: 7 audio discs (8 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Blewer, Grace

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corban22
Apr 04, 2016

Well written book by an author I like. Good story telling and believable characters.

mayfairlady Jul 28, 2014

Goodreads comments for this title are almost overwhelmingly positive as they found that the main character drew them in immediately. This wasn't the case for me. I found that it took a while for the story and characters to grow on me. Narration is by the author's daughter - only ok - not great.

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