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The Resource Gone girl : a novel, Gillian Flynn

Gone girl : a novel, Gillian Flynn

Label
Gone girl : a novel
Title
Gone girl
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gillian Flynn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife's head, but passages from Amy's diary reveal the alpha-girl perfectionist could have put anyone dangerously on edge. Under mounting pressure from police and the media -- as well as Amy's fiercely doting parents -- the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter -- but is he really a killer? As the cops close in, every couple in town is soon wondering how well they really know the one they love
Summary
When beautiful Amy Dunne disappears from her Missouri home, it looks as if her husband Nick is to blame. But though he protests his innocence, it's clear that he's not being entirely truthful. Gone Girl is not only the story of a disappearance, but a truly frightening glimpse of a souring marriage. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2012.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
  • Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, 2012.
  • RUSA Reading List, 2013.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10078827
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.L935
LC item number
G66 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Gone girl : a novel, Gillian Flynn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5698130
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
422 pages
Isbn
9780307588371
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013404414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn876599165
  • (OCoLC)876599165
Label
Gone girl : a novel, Gillian Flynn
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5698130
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
422 pages
Isbn
9780307588371
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013404414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn876599165
  • (OCoLC)876599165

Library Locations

    • Jones County Public LibraryBorrow it
      146 Railroad Street, Gray, GA, 31032-0156, US
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    • Crawford County Public LibraryBorrow it
      340 Mccrary Avenue, Roberta, GA, 31078-0570, US
      32.72324 -84.011475
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