Pyres – Nikitas, Derek

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ISBN: 0312363974

Title: Pyres

Author: Nikitas, Derek

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 2007

Edition: SIGNED First Edition

Book Condition: F
D-j Condition: F


Synopsis: 
In Pyres, 15 year old Lucia Moberg lifts a CD out of a store in a shopping mall— and when she and her dad get into their car, there is a tap at the window.  The next second her father’s brains are on the dashboard.  So begins the story of the ruin of her mother, whose home life is shrouded in darkness, a mysterious and menacing motorcycle gang, the real-to-life female cop out to crack the case, who is facing her own family’s collapse, and the struggle for Lucia to piece together some semblance of a normal teenage life.  The writing is hard and crisp, and wholly multi-dimensional, while the story moves along at a nail-biting pace with twists, turns, literary allusions, and the engaging plight of several fascinating, memorable, and fully rounded characters.

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ISBN: 0312363974

Title: Pyres

Author: Nikitas, Derek

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 2007

Edition: SIGNED First Edition

Book Condition: F
D-j Condition: F


Synopsis: 
In Pyres, 15 year old Lucia Moberg lifts a CD out of a store in a shopping mall— and when she and her dad get into their car, there is a tap at the window.  The next second her father’s brains are on the dashboard.  So begins the story of the ruin of her mother, whose home life is shrouded in darkness, a mysterious and menacing motorcycle gang, the real-to-life female cop out to crack the case, who is facing her own family’s collapse, and the struggle for Lucia to piece together some semblance of a normal teenage life.  The writing is hard and crisp, and wholly multi-dimensional, while the story moves along at a nail-biting pace with twists, turns, literary allusions, and the engaging plight of several fascinating, memorable, and fully rounded characters.

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