The Long and Faraway Gone
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Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: July 2016
Duration: 13 hours 0 minutes
Lou Berney's The Long and Faraway Gone is a smart, fiercely compassionate crime story that explores the mysteries of memory and the impact of violence on survivors-and the lengths they will go to find the painful truth of the events that scarred their lives.
In the summer of 1986, two tragedies rocked Oklahoma City. Six movie-theater employees were killed in an armed robbery, while one inexplicably survived. Then, a teenage girl vanished from the annual state fair. Neither crime was ever solved.
Twenty-five years later, the reverberations of those unsolved cases quietly echo through the survivors' lives. A private investigator in Vegas, Wyatt's latest inquiry takes him back to a past he's tried to escape-and drags him deeper into the harrowing mystery of the movie theater robbery that left six of his friends dead.
Like Wyatt, Julianna struggles with the past-with the day her beautiful older sister Genevieve disappeared. When Julianna discovers that one of the original suspects has resurfaced, she'll stop at nothing to find answers.
As fate brings these damaged souls together, their obsessive quests spark sexual currents neither can resist. But will their shared passion and obsession heal them, or push them closer to the edge? Even if they find the truth, will it help them understand what happened, that long and faraway gone summer? Will it set them free-or ultimately destroy them?
Winner of the 2016 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Paperback Original . A 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Nominee for Best Mystery/Thriller. A 2016 ALA Reading List Award Winner for Mystery. A 2016 Lefty Award Nominee for Best World Mystery Novel. A Today Show Pick for Summer Reading. A 2016 Oklahoma Book Award Winner for Fiction . Winner of the 2016 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original. Winner of the 2016 Barry Award for Best Paperback Original . Winner of the 2016 Macavity Award for Best Mystery Novel.