The Resource The butterfly girl : a novel, Rene Denfeld

The butterfly girl : a novel, Rene Denfeld

Label
The butterfly girl : a novel
Title
The butterfly girl
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rene Denfeld
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A year ago, Naomi, the investigator with an uncanny ability for finding missing children, made a promise that she would not take another case until she finds the younger sister who has been missing for years. Naomi has no picture, not even a name. All she has is a vague memory of a strawberry field at night, black dirt under her bare feet as she ran for her life. The search takes her to Portland, Oregon, where scores of homeless children wander the streets like ghosts, searching for money, food, and companionship. The sharp-eyed investigator soon discovers that young girls have been going missing for months, many later found in the dirty waters of the river. Though she does not want to get involved, Naomi is unable to resist the pull of children in need -- and the fear she sees in the eyes of a twelve-year old girl named Celia. Running from an abusive stepfather and an addict mother, Celia has nothing but hope in the butterflies -- her guides and guardians on the dangerous streets. She sees them all around her, tiny iridescent wisps of hope that soften the edges of this hard world and illuminate a cherished memory from her childhood -- the Butterfly Museum, a place where everything is safe and nothing can hurt her. As danger creeps closer, Naomi and Celia are forced to consider the question: can you still be lost even when you've been found?
Cataloging source
MLSOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Denfeld, Rene
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3604.E54
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cottle, Naomi (Fictitious character)
  • Women private investigators
  • Missing children
  • Homeless children
  • Runaway children
  • Memory
  • Portland (Or.)
Label
The butterfly girl : a novel, Rene Denfeld
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=4489718
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local libraries
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062698186
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
81E34D21-65AF-495F-B7D8-76445B386DC4
System control number
  • on1114280330
  • (OCoLC)1114280330
Label
The butterfly girl : a novel, Rene Denfeld
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=4489718
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local libraries
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062698186
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
81E34D21-65AF-495F-B7D8-76445B386DC4
System control number
  • on1114280330
  • (OCoLC)1114280330

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