Down river

by Richard Church

Publisher: J. Day in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Down river | Richard Church
Published: Pages: 189 Downloads: 931
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  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Detective and mystery stories,
  • Caves
  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Church
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.C472b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24746015M
    LC Control Number57007892
    OCLC/WorldCa1547810

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“ Down River is a beautifully constructed story of personal redemption, family secrets, and murder--a Down river book epic. A truly splendid novel with a deep emotional core.” ― Booklist (starred review) “Hart's sophomore effort surpasses his debut this work is reminiscent of Raymond Chandler's novels/5().

Down River is the second book I have read by John Hart. What a storyteller he is. Set in Rowan County, North Carolina, Adam Chase returns home after living in New York for five years. Acquitted of a murder charge prior to leaving, and abandoned by his family, he finds the county and his family still unforgiving upon his return.4/5.

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Down River by Karen Harper reveals the dangers when three attorneys vying for senior partner of their Florida law firm encounter the wilds of Alaska. Lisa Vaughn, one of the three candidates, is conflicted about participating in the so-called bonding experience/5.

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Charles Bowdens Down by the River is a sad and tragic account of what one might describe as a complete failure of justice. But, the story set forth in Bowdens book is not simply about justice denied for one family.4/5. Beyond the Book John Hart was born in Durham, North Carolina, the son of a surgeon and French teacher.

His family later moved to Rowan County, the setting for his first novel, King of Lies, and his second novel, Down River. His favorite memory of childhood is a five-hundred acre farm that has since fallen to the sweeping tide of development.

Book Wizard; Downriver. By Will Hobbs. Grades. Genre. Fiction. Fifteen-year-old Jessie joins a group of troubled teenagers in an outdoor education program called Discovery Unlimited.

When the group recklessly decides to stage its own whitewater rafting trip, Jessie learns more than she expected about her own abilitie. The Paperback of the Down River: A Novel by John Hart at Barnes & Noble.

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No adults, no permit, no river map. year-old Jessie and her six companions from Discovery Unlimited, an outdoor ed program she's been sent to by her father, “borrow” the company's rafting gear and take off down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon on their own.

This sparkling book, which takes us up and down rivers and across mountains and deserts, is the perfect antidote to despair. Along the way, Abbey makes time for Thoreau while he takes a hard look at the MX missile system, slated for the American West.

"For 23 years/5. It was great fun for me to describe the amazing attractions down there, like the side stream called the Little Colorado, which Jessie names the River of Blue. (See photo.) I made the song of the canyon wren a sort of theme in the book and a strong touchpoint between Jessie and Star, who become very close.

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Down River puts readers in the mind of topics explored by Thomas Wolfe, Tennessee Williams and William Faulkner, with a contemporary vision and edge that is memorable and haunting.

Hart is a deep and strong talent whose future offerings will be greatly anticipated and welcomed.” —Book ReporterAuthor: John Hart. character traits from characters from Downriver by Will Hobbs Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.

To educate herself, she embarked on a mile journey, mostly solo, down the Green River, going in an inflatable packraft from Wyoming to Utah. MORE BOOKS. Grace Shepherd, the teenage daughter of Adam’s oldest friend Dolf, is attacked near the river shortly after Adam (on whom she had a childhood crush) talks to her.

Adam’s half-brother Jamie has a gambling addiction and an alcohol problem, and his half-sister Miriam suffers from suicidal depression. Down River Beautifully written.

This is the second book I have read by Mr. Hart. He is a brilliant author in the way he develops characters. He has a way of bringing out raw emotion. I would recommend his books.

You will enjoy every moment. Even when dealing with difficult topics/5(). Down River: A Novel - Ebook written by John Hart. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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The trauma left him passionate and misunderstood--a fighter. After being narrowly acquitted of a murder charge, Adam is hounded out of the only home he's ever known, exiled. Will Hobbs is the award-winning author of many popular adventure stories for young readers, including Bearstone and Beardance.

His picture book, Beardream, illustrated by Jill Kastner, is a companion to these novels. Seven of his novels have been chosen by the American Library Association as Best Books for Young Adults. A graduate of Stanford University and former language arts teacher, /5(58). Down River (Book): Hart, John: Down River is the winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel.

Everything that shaped him happened near that river. Now its banks are filled with lies and greed, shame, and murder. John Hart's debut, The King of Lies, was compelling and lyrical, with Janet Maslin of The New York Times declaring, There hasn't been a thriller as showily literate since.

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