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The Distant Dead

Eva KaminskyCharlie ThurstonJim MeskimenCassandra Campbell

A gripping and powerful novel, The Distant Dead tells the story of a small Nevada town rocked by a shocking murder. When a beloved math teacher is found dead, a middle-school teacher and a grieving student become entangled in a web of secrets and lies. As they search for answers, they uncover a dark history and must confront their own guilt and fears. Written by Heather Young and published by HarperAudio, this thrilling audiobook brings the town to life with its complex characters and gripping storyline.

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The Distant Dead: An Unforgettable Thriller Set in a Small American Town

Additional Info

Book Name: The Distant Dead
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Heather Young
Narrators: Eva KaminskyCharlie ThurstonJim MeskimenCassandra Campbell
Genres: Literature & Fiction
Audiobook Length: 11H13M
Publisher: HarperAudio
Language: English
Publish Date: 2020-06-09
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What awards was 'The Distant Dead' nominated for?

The Distant Dead was nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel and the ITW Thriller Award for Best Young Adult Novel.

What did the San Francisco Chronicle say about the book?

The San Francisco Chronicle said that 'The Distant Dead' is a powerful and breathtaking read, with flawed and authentic characters who hit so close to home that at times it is impossible not to root for them.

Who found Adam Merkel's body?

Sal Prentiss, a lonely sixth grader who lives with his uncles on a desolate ranch in the hills, found Adam Merkel's body.

What does Nora Wheaton do when her colleague is late for work?

Nora Wheaton, the middle school's social studies teacher, worries when her colleague is late for work.

What did Nora Wheaton do after Adam's death?

Nora Wheaton delves into Adam's past for clues to who killed him and finds a dark history she understands all too well.

Who does Nora suspect knows more about Adam's murder?

Nora suspects that Sal Prentiss, the lonely sixth grader who found Adam's body, knows more than he's telling about how his favorite teacher died.

What does Sal Prentiss hold besides the key to Adam's murder?

Sal Prentiss holds an unexpected chance at the life Nora thought she'd lost.

What does the book explore?

The book explores the last months of Adam's life, Nora's search for answers, and a young boy's anguished moral reckoning.

What is 'The Distant Dead' filled with?

'The Distant Dead' is filled with complex, flawed characters wrestling with the weight of the past, the promise of the future, and the bitter freedom that forgiveness can bring.


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