The Deep End by Chris Crutcher

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Wilson Corder has seen some ugly things in his job as a therapist working with families in crisis. But he's about to be involved with a terrifying kidnapping and a shocking murder that will forever change his life. Chris Crutcher uses his own work as a family therapist to bring insight to this chilling novel of psychological suspense.
 

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Chris Crutcher has written nine critically acclaimed novels, an autobiography, and two collections of short stories. He has won three lifetime achievement awards for the body of his work: the Margaret A. Edwards Award for Outstanding Literature for Young Adults, the ALAN Award for a Significant Contribution to Adolescent Literature, and the NCTE National Intellectual Freedom Award. He has been a child and family therapist with the Spokane Community Mental Health Center and is currently chairperson of the Spokane Child Protection Team. Chris Crutcher lives in Spokane, Washington.
 
Published January 1, 1992 by William Morrow & Co. 310 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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In Crutcher's harrowing, sensitively written story of child abuse, a therapist investigates the abduction and murder of the young daughter of one of his patients. (Jan.)

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But after Corder and Jerry are attacked by Edwards during a carefully planned trip to the site of Sabrina's murder, Corder wonders if Sheldon might have tipped off the molester.

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In Crutcher's harrowing, sensitively written story of child abuse, a therapist investigates the abduction and murder of the young daughter of one of his patients. (Jan.)

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But then, The Deep End (Morrow, $19) involves a more routinely brutal world: the child abuse, wife abuse, abandonment and neglect found at a family counseling center.

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