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Close your eyes, hold hands [electronic resource] : A Novel. Chris Bohjalian.

Bohjalian, Chris. (Author). Experience, Grace. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307917492 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2014.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Grace Experience.
Summary, etc.: A heartbreaking, wildly inventive, and moving novel narrated by a teenage runaway, from the bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls.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...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 232423 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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