The glister: a novel

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Blackstone Audio, Inc. ,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Edition:
Unabridged.
Language:
English
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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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9781481567909
148156790
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Grouping Title glister
Grouping Author burnside john
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subject_facet Missing children -- Fiction, Suspense fiction
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