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ZERO AT THE BONE
New York : Bantam Books, 1997.
Buchanan’s older sister Anita, who graduated from high school the year
before is missing. She went to work at her new job, an evening job
checking inventory, correcting the mistakes of people who worked during
the day. At 10:00 she did not return home. By 1:30 a.m. her
father called the police. This begins months of searching for clues and
answers to Anita’s disappearance. Did she run away or was she kidnapped?
Cray’s life of a typical sixteen-year-old high school student is suddenly
changed. Cray now devotes his life to finding his sister or clues
to her disappearance. He studies her diary, talks with Anita’s friends,
and even rummages through dumpsters for clues. Through Cray’s voice,
you will experience the anxiety of living each day with the hope that Anita
will return. Read Zero at the Bone to experience the anxiety of each
family member struggling with the nightmare of Anita’s sudden, unexplained
disappearance. With the family, you wil1 anxiously await Anita’s return.
(Rebecca Elswick, Rebelswick@yahoo.com,
USC MLIS student)
Family life -- Fiction.
Missing persons -- Fiction.
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