Richly imagined and described, Where the Crawdads Sing is a book that transports you to the marshes of North Carolina, where the life of a young woman named Kya, nicknamed the ‘Marsh Girl’, is tangled with the lives of two men.
When one of them is found dead, Kya is suspected of killing him, but there is more to this young woman than meets the eye.
This book, which has been optioned for film adaptation by Reese Witherspoon and has sold more than four million copies worldwide, is a literary sensation, epic in scope and cinematic in depiction.
It is true escapist reading.
Delia Owens is a zoologist and author.
She has written three works of non-fiction about her years spent as a wildlife scientist in Africa.
Today, she lives in Idaho.
Where the Crawdads Sing, a Reese Witherspoon book club and New York Times bestseller, is her first novel.
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