Long River

A Maxwell Houghton Mystery by Edward Mann

Publisher: Domhan Books

Written in English
Published: Pages: 236 Downloads: 672
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Subjects:

  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery & Detective - General
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8790648M
ISBN 101583456082
ISBN 109781583456088

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK "[Moore's] careful balance of the hard-bitten with the heartfelt is what elevates Long Bright River from entertaining page-turner to a book that makes you want to call . The Nile is credited as the longest river in the world. Its main source is Lake Victoria in east central Africa. From its farthest stream in Burundi, it extends 6, km (4, miles) in length. The two longest rivers in the world are the Nile, flowing into the Mediterranean, and the Amazon, flowing into the South Atlantic. The Long Family, Gorge River: Our life at Gorge River Robert Catherine Christan Robin Contact Us The Long Family from Gorge River New Zealand. Robert Long and his family - wife Catherine, and children Christan now 24 and Robin 21 - live in complete isolation, in .   Liz Moore begins Long Bright River with the death of a nameless woman. “There’s a body on the Gurney Street Tracks. Female, age unclear, probable overdose, says the dispatcher.” That single corpse symbolizes much at the heart of the novel. Addicts—and their loved ones—colliding with the expanding opioid crisis.

Alternating this present-day mystery with the story of the sisters’ childhood and adolescence, and with Mickey’s adult attempts to balance work and single-motherhood, Long Bright River is a rich and cinematic novel that is so riveting, surprising, heart-pounding and heart-wrenching, that it . THIS IS NOT A PHYSICAL B00K, THIS IS AN EB00K VERSION. Long Bright River By Liz Moore. This is an E_B00K, which is an electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this Rating: % positive.   “Long Bright River” - a book that has garnered much pre-publication buzz - nervously twists, turns and subverts readers’ expectations till its very last pages. Simultaneously, it also. Long Bright River (Book): Moore, Liz: "A suspense novel that also looks at the anatomy of a Philadelphia family rocked by the opioid crisis and the relationship between two sisters--one, suffering from addiction, who has suddenly gone missing amid a series of mysterious murders; the other a police officer who patrols the neighborhood from which she disappeared: a story about the formidable.

Long Bright River by Liz Moore came out last month, and I put it on my shortlist because I figured a family-type drama with mystery elements would be right up my alley. I’d actually never heard of Liz Moore before this, but this book was a Good Morning America book club pick, so it popped up on my radar.   Long Bright River This is a good book about very troubling and sad issues that confront many people. Poverty, ignorance, hate, evil, and corruption are overwhelming but goodness, love and hope can prevail in spite of the odds/5(). Long Bright River Liz Moore. Riverhead, $26 (p) ISBN Buy this book Moore (The Unseen World and though seasoned readers may guess the culprit long before the reveal. Over 50 Long River students stayed after school on February 27th to take part in the One Region, One Book event to celebrate The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Students engaged in several kindness and community service activities including.

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Long Bright River is a book that I almost passed on, thinking that I didn't want the responsibility of reviewing it. The author has a fiercely loyal fanbase, and literary fiction is /5. An Amazon Best Book of January Many thrillers distract the readers with false leads and red herrings—it’s part of the joy of reading a good Bright River distracts the reader from seeing the wood for the trees too, by going back to childhood to painstakingly lay out the events that made once-close sisters take divergent paths in life/5().

One Long River of Song demonstrates what Doyle's writing has always demonstrated, that when you find the courage to pay attention and be open to love, you Long River book trust that 'doing your chosen work with creativity and diligence will shiver people far beyond your ken.'"―/5(79).

“Long Bright River” — a book that has garnered much ­pre-publication buzz — nervously twists, turns and subverts readers’ expectations till its very last pages. The interviews and sketches she began to write on the subject laid the foundations of her fourth book, Long Bright River, a novel 10 years in Long River book making that bears witness to the author’s Author: Stephanie Merritt.

“Long Bright River,” a new novel by Liz Moore, is a twisty literary thriller that takes on the opioid crisis. By Elisabeth Egan Published Jan.

7, Updated Jan. 24,   Doyle was a practicing Catholic who wrote frequently about his faith, but this book carries not a whiff of sanctity or orthodoxy. The God of “One Long River of Song” is a kindergartner wearing.

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A young Philadelphia policewoman searches for her addicted sister on the streets. The title of Moore’s (The Unseen World,etc.) fourth novel refers to “a long bright river of departed souls,” the souls of people dead from opioid overdoses in the Philadelphia neighborhood of book opens with a long paragraph that's just a list of names, most of whom don’t.

Brian Doyle () was born in New York and attended the University of Notre Dame. He worked at U.S. Catholic Magazine, Boston College Magazine and, up until his death, was the editor of Portland wrote a number of novels and works of nonfiction, and his essays appeared in the New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Harper's Orion, American Scholar, America 5/5(1).

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Alternating its present-day mystery with the story of the sisters' childhood and adolescence, Long Bright River is at once heart-pounding and heart-wrenching: a. More than anything, though, LONG BRIGHT RIVER is a portrait of a community in crisis, as Moore introduces readers to Kensington, a Philadelphia neighborhood mired in the opioid crisis while also contending with creeping gentrification, in the form of overpriced but aesthetically pleasing coffee shops and flophouses destined to become luxury condos.

A SKIMM READS PICK "An instant sensation and the January pick for Good Morning America's book club."--Entertainment Weekly "Navigates assuredly between the plot twists and big revealsLong Bright River is equal parts literary and thrilling."--O, The Oprah Magazine "Tough, tense and twisty - but tender, human and deeply affecting, too I don't have a sister, but when I finished the book.

A Good Morning America Book Club Pick "[Moore’s] careful balance of the hard-bitten with the heartfelt is what elevates Long Bright River from entertaining page-turner to a book that makes you want to call someone you love." (The New York Times Book Review).

One Long River of Song Notes on Wonder for the Spiritual & Nonspiritual Alike by Brian Doyle, David James Duncan available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews. A playful and moving book of essays by a "born storyteller" (Seattle Times) who invites us into the.

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK"[Moore’s] careful balance of the hard-bitten with the heartfelt is what elevates Long Bright River from entertaining page-turner to a book that makes you want to call someone you love.” – The New York Times Book Review "This is police procedural and a thriller par excellence, one in which the city o.

A posthumous collection of stunning mystical prose from the award-winning author and editor. Doyle () was well known as the longtime editor of Portland Magazine, but he also published multiple novels (Chicago,etc.) and numerous volumes of short stories, “proems” (hybrids of prose and poems), and his nonfiction appeared in many renowned publications.

One of the pleasures of this deeply moving, absolutely page-turning novel is the way Moore, in both the present and in flashbacks to Mickey and Kacey’s childhood and teen years, slowly peels back layer after layer, revealing the old-boy’s network in the Philadelphia police force, the depths of Mickey’s loneliness, and the way the city of Philadelphia, particularly Kensington, is woven 4/4(9).

"Long Bright River— a book that has garnered much ­pre-publication buzz — nervously twists, turns and subverts readers’ expectations till its very last pages. Simultaneously, it also manages to grow into something else: a sweeping, elegiac novel about a blighted city.”.

Long Bright River by Liz Moore is an impactful story about the opioid epidemic and the complicated dynamic between sisters. This is quite the unique story. This. Long Bright River is not only a mystery tailor-made for curling up on a winter’s night and reacquainting oneself with the idea of hygge, it’s also an instant sensation and the January pick for.

“Long Bright River— a book that has garnered much ­pre-publication buzz — nervously twists, turns and subverts readers’ expectations till its very last pages. Simultaneously, it also manages to grow into something else: a sweeping, elegiac novel about a blighted city.”.

The River book. Read 3, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The story of two college friends on a wilderness canoe trip—of a frien /5(K). About the Book Long Bright River. by Liz Moore. Two sisters travel the same streets, though their lives couldn't be more different. Then one of them goes missing.

In a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis, two once-inseparable sisters find themselves at odds. One, Kacey, lives on the streets in the vise of addiction.

Long Bright River received strong praise from such writers as Dennis Lehane, Paula Hawkins and Megan Abbott, and the movie rights were snapped up by heavyweight producers Amy Pascal and Neal H.

Moritz, with Moore herself set to adapt. With all that firepower behind the book – I think she’s going to be pleasantly surprised again.

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Long Bright River | AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK" Moore's] careful balance of the hard-bitten with the heartfelt is what elevates Long Bright River from entertaining page-turner to a book that makes you want to call someone you love." - The New York Times Book Review "This is police procedural and a thriller par excellence, one in Brand: Riverhead Books.

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK"[Moore’s] careful balance of the hard-bitten with the heartfelt is what elevates Long Bright River from entertaining page-turner to a book that makes you want to call someone you love.” – The New York Times Book Review "This is police procedural and a thriller par excellence, one in which the city of.

It was a Book of the Month ; A genre I rarely read. Many years ago, read and liked Liz Moore’s book, Heft. {My Thoughts} I don’t normally go for books that are even the least bit of a police procedural, and the narrator of Long Bright River is a cop, so I had concerns going into this one.

However, I’d also heard it described as more of a. River Avon Book has a black front cover on which the words ‘RIVER AVON BOOK | RICHARD LONG’ are handwritten in white pencil crayon.

The book has around thirty off-white, hand-made pages with torn edges featuring horizontal streaks of light-brown mud. On some pages the mud streaks are thicker and darker while on others they are thinner and more mottled, evoking rivulets across the pages.

One Long River of Song demonstrates what Doyle's writing has always demonstrated, that when you find the courage to pay attention and be open to love, you can trust that 'doing your chosen work with creativity and diligence will shiver people far beyond your ken.'"—Scott F.

Parker, The Oregonian "A wonder-filled book.Unpopular opinion—I usually stay away from crime novels or thrillers because I like a happy mind-vacation when I read. However, when I sat down to tackle Liz Moore’s latest, Long Bright River, I realized that this book is the intersection of everything I love to read—a family saga with complex female characters, twists that you never see coming, and it’s equal parts heartfelt and.