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  • ISBN: 0399152318 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780399152313 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 308 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Putnam, 2005.

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"Anna--who prefers to be called Anastasia--is a slightly spooky and complicated high school girl with a penchant for riddles, Houdini tricks, and ghost stories. She spends much of her time writing obituaries for every living person in town. She is unlike anyone the narrator has ever known, and they make an unlikely, though happy, pair. Then a week before Valentine's Day, Anna disappears, leaving behind only a dress placed neatly near a hole in the frozen river, and a string of unanswered questions. Desperate to find her, or at least to comprehend what happened and why, the narrator begins to reconstruct the past five months. And soon the fragments of curious events, intimate conversations, secrets, and peculiar letters (and the anonymous messages that continue to arrive) coalesce into haunting and surprising revelations that may implicate friends, relatives, and even Anna herself."--Publisher's website
A mesmerizing labyrinth of art, magic, and cryptic love sparks the imagination in this arresting first novel about a young man's quest to unravel the puzzle his missing girlfriend may (or may not) have left behind.
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American Library Association Young Adult Library Services Association--YALSA--Alex Award (2006); American Library Association Young Adult Library Services Association--YALSA--Best Books for Young Adults (2006); American Library Association-YA (2006).
Subject: High school students > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Teenage boys > Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Psychological fiction, American.
Bildungsromans, American.

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