Where the Crawdads Sing Summary

  • Last updated on April 18, 2021
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name Where the Crawdads Sing
image
image caption First edition cover
author Delia Owens
country America
language English language
genre(s) Crime, Bildungsroman
publisher G.P Putnam's Sons
release date 2018
media type Paperback
pages 384
isbn
0735219117
Where the Crawdads Sing is a coming-of-age crime drama by Delia Owens, published in 2018. The story concerns Kya, who is known as the “Marsh Girl” by the residents of her small town in North Carolina.

Poor Kya is left alone when her family abandons her to get away from their abusive father. Kya is able to fend for herself quite successful, however. Eventually she captures the attention of two suitors, but any hope of happiness is destroyed when she becomes the prime suspect in a local murder case.

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