The glister: a novel
Blackstone Audio, Inc. ,
Since George Lister's chemical plant closed down, Innertown has been a shadow of its former self. In the woods that once teemed with life, strange sickly plants grow. Homes that were once happy are threatened by a mysterious illness. Here, a young boy named Leonard and his friends exist in a state of confusion and despair, as every year or so a boy from their school vanishes after venturing into the poisoned woods. Without conclusive evidence of foul play, the authorities consider the boys to be runaways. The town policeman suspects otherwise but, paralyzed with fear, he does nothing. And so it is up to the children who remain to take action. Their plan to stop the forces of evil that are destroying their town is at the shocking and terrifying heart ofThe Glister.
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|Grouping Author||burnside john|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-10-01 03:48:06AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-12-13 04:26:23AM|
|author||Burnside, John, 1955-|
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|detailed_location_boulder||Online Hoopla Collection|
|display_description||Leonard, The Glister's fifteen-year-old narrator, lives in the decaying coastal community of Innertown. Every year or so, a boy from Leonard's school disappears, vanishing into the wasteland of the old chemical plant. Nobody knows where these boys go or whether they are alive or dead, and without evidence to the contrary, the authorities claim they are simply runaways. The local children want to know the truth, and Leonard takes refuge in the poisoned ruins of the plant, where he renews his friendship with an itinerant ecologist known as Moth Man to discover a shocking truth.|
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|record_details||hoopla:MWT10026989|eAudiobook|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Blackstone Audio, Inc. ,|2009.|1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 53 min.)) : digital.|
|subject_facet||Missing children -- Fiction, Suspense fiction|
|title_display||The glister : a novel|
|title_full||The glister : a novel [electronic resource] / John Burnside|
|title_short||The glister :|