‘The Last Child’ Will Be Discussed by Third Thursday Mystery Book Club on November 21

Please join Third Thursday Mystery Book Club members at 7 p. m. on Thursday, November 21, at Davis Library for our discussion of

The Last Child  by John Hart

Thirteen-year-old Johnny Merrimon has never known loss until the day his twin sister Alyssa vanishes. Now, a year later, Johnny still searches the dark and frightening streets of his home town in a desperate attempt to find Alyssa. Acclaimed author John Hart explores the haunted wilderness between innocence and wisdom, between hopelessness and faith, in this intricate and powerful novel, which won the Edgar Award for Best Novel in 2010.

John Hart’s Website:

http://www.johnhartfiction.com/

Author Interviews

http://kiwicrime.blogspot.com/2011/08/9mm-interview-with-john-hart.html  CrimeWatch Blog, August 2011

http://abnormaluse.com/2012/01/abnormal-interviews-john-hart-author-of-%E2%80%9Ciron-house%E2%80%9D.html  Abnormal Interviews, January 12, 2012

Reviews

http://www.booklistonline.com/ProductInfo.aspx?pid=3271565&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1  David Pitt, Booklist, March 1, 2009

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2009/may/30/john-hart-last-child  John O’Connell, The Guardian, May 30, 2009

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2009-07-29/news/36801188_1_novels-young-boy-author-returns  Art Taylor, Washington Post, July 29, 2009

Reading Group Guide

http://www.readinggroupguides.com/guides_l/the_last_child1.asp

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