An ode to nature in this totally engaging novel by Delia Owens.
Rumors of the “Marsh Girl,” a mysterious woman who has been seen walking through the marsh near Barkley Cove, have haunted the small coastal town for years. So in late 1969 when handsome Chase Andrews was found dead, the locals instantly suspected Kya Clark, the “Marsh Girl.” But Kya isn’t what people say.
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She is sensitive and intelligent, and she has survived for years without any human contact. She finds friends in the birds and learns from the sand. When she yearns for affection, she wants to be touched and loved by someone. When two young men fall for her wild beauty, Kaya opens herself to a new kind of life – until the unthinkable occurs.
“Kya Clark is a gentle yet symbolic depiction of the valiant survival of a young girl who has been left alone by everyone she knows.”
The Book Guide® Editor
A stunning novel about nature, life, and death, Where the Crawdads sing is a lyrical, haunting exploration of the natural world and our place within it. Owens reminds us that our lives are forever shaped by the people we once were, and we’re all subject to the beautiful, violent secrets that nature keeps hidden.
Where the Crawdads Sing (2018) by Delia OwensDune (2007) By: Glennon Doyle
by The Book Guide® Editors4.6/5 Very good