The lying woods / Ashley Elston.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Owen Foster is pulled from his elite New Orleans boarding school when his father's assets are seized and, back in his small town, begins to piece together his father's past despite mounting danger.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Owen Foster's mother shows up at his elite New Orleans boarding school to tell him his father has vanished-- after embezzling from the family business, the single largest employer in his small Louisiana town, and draining the employees' retirement accounts. Owen returns to Lake Cane to finish his senior year, where people he can barely remember despise him for his father's crimes. Receiving threats, Owen wants explanations for what really happened at Louisiana Frac-- and the cryptic note his father sent days before disappearing. Working at a pecan orchard after school, Owen must face a shocking truth about his own past. -- adapted from jacket
    • ISBN:
      9781368014786
      136801478X
    • Accession Number:
      2017058435
    • Accession Number:
      on1021066916
      1021066916
    • Accession Number:
      fay.596951
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      ELSTON, A. The lying woods. [s.l.] : Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group, 2018. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 18 nov. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Elston A. The Lying Woods. Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group; 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596951. Accessed November 18, 2019.
    • APA:
      Elston, A. (2018). The lying woods. Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596951
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Elston, Ashley. 2018. The Lying Woods. Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596951.
    • Harvard:
      Elston, A. (2018) The lying woods. Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596951 (Accessed: 18 November 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Elston, A 2018, The lying woods, Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group, viewed 18 November 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Elston, Ashley. The Lying Woods. Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group, 2018. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596951.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Elston, Ashley. The Lying Woods. Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group, 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596951.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Elston A. The lying woods [Internet]. Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group; 2018 [cited 2019 Nov 18]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.596951

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2018 October #2

Elston (Rules for Disappearing, 2013) channels E. Lockhart as she overlays an eerie, mysterious atmosphere on top of a riveting family drama spanning decades. When Owen Foster's mother shows up unexpectedly at his glamorous New Orleans boarding school, he knows something is wrong. Following the news that his father was embezzling money from his fracking company and is on the run from the FBI, Owen moves back to his small hometown to help his mother through the fallout. With threats to his mother and a mysterious, encoded note from his father on his mind, Owen turns to the only two people in town who welcome him: his former best friend, Pippa, and a local pecan farmer, Gus. Alternating voices tell two intertwined stories: Owen's present-day drama and a similar story set almost 18 years prior. The narrative leads the reader through a few red herrings before revealing the stunning and powerful connection between the two voices. Family secrets and forgiveness drive this gorgeously plotted mystery. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2019 Fall

Boarding-school student Owen Foster's cushy life is upended when his father disappears after supposedly embezzling money from the family's influential Louisiana business. Returning to his small hometown, Owen and his mother deal with the aftermath and resentful locals. But a mysterious note from his father indicates something more sinister was afoot. Gripping chapters with alternating timelines slowly reveal the truth in this compelling mystery. Copyright 2019 Horn Book Guide Reviews.