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The Raising: A Novel

Authors: Kasischke, Laura
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: FIC000000
ISBN: 9780062042385, Related ISBNs: 0062042386, 9780062004789, 9780062042385
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 496,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: “Kasischke’s writing does what good poetry does—it shows us an alternate world and lulls us into living in it . . . The language catapults us into another plane of existence, one of facade and reflection.”  —New York Times Book Review

“Haunting, unsettling, and unforgettable, The Raising limns love, longing, belonging and the things we only think we know about life—and yes, death.” —Caroline Leavitt, author of Pictures of You

From Laura Kasischke, the critically acclaimed, bestselling author of In a Perfect World and The Life Before Her Eyes, comes a hypnotic mystery about one girl’s  tragic death and the fallout that occurs on her closely-knit college campus. Part Stephen King, part Donna Tartt, and wholly  unforgettable , Kasischke’s The Raising sets a new standard for hair-raising literary suspense.
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