Two Sisters Travel The Same Streets, Though Their Lives Couldn T Be Different Then, One Of Them Goes MissingIn A Philadelphia Neighborhood Rocked By The Opioid Crisis, Two Once Inseparable Sisters Find Themselves At Odds One, Kacey, Lives On The Streets In The Vise Of Addiction The Other, Mickey, Walks Those Same Blocks On Her Police Beat They Don T Speak Any, But Mickey Never Stops Worrying About Her Sibling Then Kacey Disappears, Suddenly, At The Same Time That A Mysterious String Of Murders Begins In Mickey S District, And Mickey Becomes Dangerously Obsessed With Finding The Culprit And Her Sister Before It S Too LateAlternating Its Present Day Mystery With The Story Of The Sisters Childhood And Adolescence, Long Bright River Is At Once Heart Pounding And Heart Wrenching A Gripping Suspense Novel That Is Also A Moving Story Of Sisters, Addiction, And The Formidable Ties That Persist Between Place, Family, And Fate
Liz Moore is a writer of fiction and creative nonfiction Her first novel, The Words of Every Song Broadway Books, 2007 , centers on a fictional record company in New York City just after the turn of the millennium It draws partly on Liz s own experiences as a musician It was selected for Borders Original Voices program and was given a starred review by Kirkus Roddy Doyle wrote of it, This is a remarkable novel, elegant, wise, and beautifully constructed I loved the book After the publication of her debut novel, Liz obtained her MFA in Fiction from Hunter College In 2009, she was awarded the University of Pennsylvania s ArtsEdge residency and moved to Philadelphia, where she still lives She is now an Assistant Professor of Writing at Holy Family University.Her second novel, Heft, was published by W.W Norton in January 2012 to popular and critical acclaim Of Heft, The New Yorker wrote, Moore s characters are lovingly drawna truly original voice The San Francisco Chronicle wrote, Few novelists of recent memory have put our bleak isolation into words as clearly as Liz Moore does in her new novel and editor Sara Nelson wrote in O, The Oprah Magazine, BeautifulStunningly sad and heroically hopeful The novel was published in five countries, was long listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and was included on several Best of 2012 lists, including those of NPR and the Apple iBookstore.Moore s short fiction and creative nonfiction have appeared in venues such as Tin House, The New York Times, and Narrative Magazine She is the winner of the Medici Book Club Prize and Philadelphia s Athenaeum Literary Award After winning a 2014 Rome Prize in Literature, she spent 2014 15 at the American Academy in Rome, completing her third novel.That novel, The Unseen World, was published by W.W Norton in July of 2016 Louisa Hall called it fiercely intelligent in her review in The New York Times Susan call called it enthrallingethereal and eleganta rich and convincing period piece in her review in the Washington Post The Unseen World was included in Best of 2016 lists by The New Yorker, the BBC, Publishers Weekly, Vox, Google Play, and Audible.com, among others.
- 482 pages
- Long Bright River
- Liz Moore
- 04 June 2018 Liz Moore