Emily's Dress and Other Missing Things by Kathryn Burak

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Synopsis

When Claire’s best friend Richy went missing, he disappeared without a trace. But when Emily Dickinson’s dress goes missing from the Amherst museum, she knows exactly where it is: in her closet.As Claire and her student teacher, Tate, attempt to figure out what do to about the dress, they begin to uncover the truth behind Richy's disappearing act. Following a trail of clues across state lines, Claire and Tate attempt to find the person that Claire knows is responsible for his disappearance.
 

About Kathryn Burak

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Kate Burak's stories and poems have been published in the Missouri Review, Western Humanities Review, Gettysburg Review and Fiction. She currently teaches writing at Boston University. This is her first novel.
 
Published October 2, 2012 by Roaring Brook Press. 241 pages
Genres: Romance, Young Adult. Fiction

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Emily Dickinson remains an enigma; this debut featuring her dress offers another mystery.

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Publishers Weekly

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Claire’s mother committed suicide, and Claire’s best friend, Richy, went missing nine months ago.

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The Boston Globe

Magic existed, and Adam didn’t know how much that changed the world.” After a final showdown in the woods, where the ley line’s power becomes violently clear and the recovery of Glendower a real possibility, Blue and the raven boys discover that magic changes everything.

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Common Sense Media

Readers of Emily's Dress and Other Missing Things will learn about Dickinson's poetry, some of which is quoted in the novel, and about the museum that now exists in her former home, where the main character, Claire, sees Emily's dress.

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