The Lying Woods

The Lying Woods

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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.
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
Publisher: Los Angeles ; New York : Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group, 2018
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781368014786
136801478X
Branch Call Number: Y MYS Elston A
Characteristics: 327 pages ; 22 cm

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Jan 12, 2019

327 pages

OPL_KrisC Nov 07, 2018

An intriguing young adult mystery steeped in family secrets that alternates between present-day and a backstory that becomes clearer as you read.

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