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Author Elo, Elisabeth.

Title North of Boston : [a novel] / Elisabeth Elo.

Publication Info. New York : Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    M ELO,ELI    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC ELO,E    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Fiction    FIC ELO,E    Available
Description 389 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary "Meet Pirio Kasparov--a Boston-bred, tough-talking girl with an acerbic wit and a moral compass that points due north. When the lobster boat Pirio is on is rammed by a freighter and sinks within minutes, she is left to drown in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic. Against all odds, she manages to survive four hours before being rescued. But the boat's owner, Ned, is not so lucky. The tragedy leaves Pirio deeply unnerved. Compelled to look after Noah, the son of the late Ned and her alcoholic friend, Thomasina, Pirio can't shake the lurking suspicion that the boat's sinking was no accident. It's a suspicion seconded by her cynical Russian-immigrant father, who tells her that nothing is ever what it seems. As Pirio searches for answers in the seedy barrooms and on the fishing docks of Boston, she is drawn into relationships with an unstable former boyfriend and an enigmatic insurance investigator who secretly battle each other for her trust. Then the U.S. Navy pressures her into becoming a test subject in their research on human endurance in extreme conditions ..."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Young women -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction.
Boating accidents -- Fiction.
Russian Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction.
Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Suspense fiction.
Mystery fiction.
ISBN 9780670015658 (hardback)
0670015652 (hardback)

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