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Among the missing

Jay Robert Nash

Among the missing

an anecdotal history of missing persons from 1800 to the present

by Jay Robert Nash

  • 304 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Missing persons -- United States -- History,
    • Missing persons -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jay Robert Nash.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6762.U5 N37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination445 p. :
      Number of Pages445
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4714362M
      ISBN 100671240056
      LC Control Number78000540
      OCLC/WorldCa3627740

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      With a Laymon book you can never be sure what will happen next. I’m going to end this Among the Missing book review by providing a warning. Richard Laymon was a talented author who didn’t pull any punches. Some of the scenes in the book are pretty gruesome. If you are easily offended or faint-hearted, Among the missing won’t be for you. ←. Among the Missing - you can miss this one These stories are about characters who are, in one way or another, dealing with the absence of someone who used to be in their lives. In some cases the absence is welcome, in others not, and in still others, the loss is ambiguous.


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From the first page, the author sets you on an emotional roller coaster that doesn't stop until the end. I had to immediately read a light fluffy romance after this to lighten my mood. I have a feeling that this book will stay with me for a long time/5.

Dan Chaon is the author of Among the Missing, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and You Remind Me of Me, which was named one of the best books of the year by The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications.4/5.

Chaon mines the psychological landscape of his characters to dazzling effect. Each story radiates with sharp humor, mystery, wonder, and startling compassion. "Among the Missing lingers in the mind through its subtle grace and power of by: 3.

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"Among the Missing" truly deserves the superlative kudos blurbing its book jacket, (and it probably deserved the National Book Award, as well). There is something or someone "missing" from each of the stories in this perfectly-titled collection.

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ARTICLES. Dan Chaon is Not Sad (Most of the Time) Buy this book In the   Every Spring semester, I teach a "policing" course.

I assigned Among the Missing (ATM) as an optional book report for two reasons. One, it was a way for a student to earn extra credit by doing extra work. Two, just to get the students reading. The majority of students do not read outside their assigned readings.5/5(5).

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Torn. Caught. Risked. Revealed. Redeemed. Sought (eBook Short) Rescued (eBook Short) all book cover art copyrighted by their respective artists. an Chaon’s most recent book is Ill Will, a national bestseller, named one of the ten best books of by Publishers Weekly. Other works include the short story collection Stay Awake (), a finalist for the Story Prize; the national bestseller Await Your Reply and Among the Missing, a Finalist for the National Book Award.

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Get this from a library. Among the missing. [Dan Chaon] -- Overview: In this haunting, bracing new collection, Dan Chaon shares stories of men, women, and children who live far outside the American Dream, while wondering which decision, which path, or which.

Among the Missing lingers in the mind through its subtle grace and power of language. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY In the 12 quietly accomplished stories of his second collection, Chaon explores the complicated geography of human relationships, from the unintentional failures and minute betrayals of daily existence to the numbing grief caused /5(5).

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James as an “exciting talent.” Morag Joss, with the psychological penetration and the finely wrought prose that are her hallmarks, spins a brilliant /5(7). Among the Missing by Dan Chaon.

Publication Date: Janu Paperback: pages Publisher: Ballantine Books ISBN ISBN First and foremost, this is a book beset by moms. You get the feeling that the characters in Among the Missing never really had a chance to figure out the world, with these cryptic, uncommunicative women to care for them.

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