You will know me [electronic resource] Megan Abbott.
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- ISBN: 9781478965473 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (10 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Ashland : Little, Brown & Company, 2016.
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Narrator: Lauren Fortgang.
The audacious new novel from bestselling author Megan Abbott, "one of the best living mystery writers" (Grantland).Katie and Eric Knox have dedicated their lives to their fifteen-year-old daughter Devon, a gymnastics prodigy and Olympic hopeful. But when a violent death rocks their close-knit gymnastics community just weeks before an all-important competition, everything the Knoxes have worked so hard for feels suddenly at risk. As rumors swirl among the other parents, revealing hidden plots and allegiances, Katie tries frantically to hold her family together while also finding herself drawn, irresistibly, to the crime itself, and the dark corners it threatens to illuminate. From a writer with "exceptional gifts for making nerves jangle and skin crawl," (Janet Maslin) You Will Know Me is a breathless rollercoaster of a novel about the desperate limits of desire, jealousy, and ambition.
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- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2016 April #1
*Starred Review* Teen gymnastics prodigy Devon Knox has excelled despite a childhood lawn-mower accident that left her with a "Frankenfoot," as her mom, Katie, our third-person narrator, regrets calling it. Devon thrives because of her intense drive and single-mindednessâand because her parents have focused the family's entire existence around helping her succeed. Yet as Devon prepares for a second chance at Elite Qualifiers (she failed the first time when her ankle wobbled), her Olympic dream is in turmoil: a much-loved young man has been killed in a hit-and-run, beloved Coach T. loses focus when his niece is suspected, and, worst of all, Katie suspects her husband, Eric, is involved. Abbott has a knack for dissecting the dark, beating heart of the most all-American activity. Her Dare Me (2012) brought a Fight Club intensity to cheerleading, and here she captures ripped palms and the muscle-bound physiques that attract the cruel taunts of classmates. But this equally dazzling tale is set not in the teens' world but rather in the adult boosters' strange tribe, exploring the agony and urgency of their desire, the unknowability of others, and the burden of expectations laid on the gymnasts. It's vivid, troubling, and powerfulâand Abbott totally sticks the landing. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.
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