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Church of Dead Girls, the (1997) [Novel]
by Stephen Dobyns Rating: Weighted - 8.2 / Average - 8.2 of 10 (4 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

One by one, three young girls vanish in a small town in upstate New York. With the first disappearance, the townspeople begin to mistrust outsiders. When the second girl goes missing, neighbors and childhood friends start to eye one another warily. And with the third disappearance, the sleepy little town awakens to a full-blown nightmare. In The Church of Dead Girls, Stephen Dobyns probes the ruinous effects of suspicion. As panic mounts and citizens take the law into their own hands, old rumors, old angers, and old hungers come to the surface to reveal the secret history of this seemingly genteel town and the dark impulses of its inhabitants.

Original title: The Church of Dead Girls
Original languages: English


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Edition #1: The Church of Dead Girls

The Church of Dead Girls (1997)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "A macabre version of Our Town . . . Dobyns's characters are superb and his sly arrows at bullies and bigots are right on target." The Washington Post Book World
  • "Tantalizingly sinister . . . Dobyns hooks us from the very first sentence." People
  • "Dobyns delivers the goods. . . . An intelligent and literate thriller that provides a burst of terror and plenty to contemplate long after we've regrettably turned the final page." San Francisco Chronicle
  • "If ever there was a tale for a moonless night, a high wind, and a creaking floor, this is it. . . . Very rich, very scary, very satisfying." Stephen King
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The Church of Dead Girls (May 15, 2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312977360
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.8 x 1.2 in
Pages: 432

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The Church of Dead Girls (June 15, 1998)

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 080505104X
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.0 x 1.2 in
Pages: 388

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The Church of Dead Girls (June 1997)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Metropolitan
ISBN: 0805051031
Dimensions: 6.8 x 9.3 x 1.3 in
Pages: 388

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