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  • 0 of 5 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Detroit Lakes Public Library CHA (Text) 33500013522917 New On holds shelf -
Hawley Public Library CHA (Text) 33500013521414 New On holds shelf -
Moorhead Public Library CHA (Text) 33500013521422 New Checked out 02/03/2022
Godel Memorial-Warren Library CHA (Text) 35500006539710 New Checked out 02/05/2022
Karlstad LINK Site CHA (Text) 35500006539702 New On holds shelf -

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  • ISBN: 9781250267962
  • ISBN: 125026796X
  • Physical Description: 344 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2022.

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Summary, etc.:
"From bestselling author Diane Chamberlain comes an irresistible new novel that perfectly interweaves history, mystery, and social justice. When Kayla Carter's husband dies in an accident while building their dream house, she knows she has to stay strong for their four-year-old daughter. But the trophy home in Shadow Ridge Estates, a new development in sleepy Round Hill, North Carolina, will always hold tragic memories. When she is confronted by an odd, older woman telling her not to move in, she almost agrees. It's clear this woman has some kind of connection to the area...and a connection to Kayla herself. Kayla's elderly new neighbor, Ellie Hockley, is more welcoming, but it's clear she, too, has secrets that stretch back almost fifty years. Is Ellie on a quest to right the wrongs of the past? And does the house at the end of the street hold the key? Told in dual time periods, The Last House on the Street is a novel of shocking prejudice and violence, forbidden love, the search for justice, and the tangled vines of two families"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 December #2
    During the summer prior to the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, college student Ellie joins the SCOPE program in which white students from Northern states travel to the South to register Black people to vote. Having grown up in North Carolina, she doesn't quite fit in, and family and friends struggle to understand her work. Ellie soon realizes her situation isn't just uncomfortable but dangerous as discord builds between Black and white communities that will have ramifications for everyone. In 2010, recently widowed Kayla moves herself and her daughter into their new house, but threats and strange happenings make her wonder if it will ever really feel like home. Could the key to Kayla's current troubles lie in Ellie's past? Chamberlain uses her well-honed skill for alternating time lines to illustrate the all-too-real causes and consequences of our actions. A high-tension plot structures the consideration of equity and inclusion, especially as it relates to voting—a concept not as new as it seems. Sure to appeal to fans of readers who like their tension wrapped in social issues. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

DIANE CHAMBERLAIN is the international bestselling author of more than twenty novels including <i>The First Lie</i>, <i>Her Mother's Shadow</i>, <i>The Good Father</i>, and <i>Kiss River</i>. She lives in North Carolina with her partner, photographer John Pagliuca, and her sheltie.

Subject: FICTION / Family Life / General
Civil rights movements > Fiction.
Summer Community Organization and Political Education (Organization) > Fiction.
Dwellings > Fiction.
North Carolina > Fiction.
Racism > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Social problem fiction.

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