Author:"Berne, Suzanne"


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A Crime in the Neighborhood: A Novel

By: "Berne, Suzanne"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780805055801

ISBN: 0805055800

Condition: GOOD

An auspicious debut novel by a young writer who will remind readers of Anne Lamott and Anne Tyler Crime in the Neighborhood centers on a headline event-- the molestation and murder of a twelve-year-old boy in a Washington, D.C., suburb. At the time of the murder, 1973, Marsha was nine years old and as an adult she still remembers that summer as a time when murder and her own family's upheaval were intertwined. Everyone, it seemed to Marsha at the time, was committing crimes. Her father deserted his family to take up with her mother's younger sister. Her teenage brother and sister were smok... View more info