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
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Butterfly Girl is a riveting novel that ripples with truth, exploring the depths of love and sacrifice in the face of a past that cannot be left dead and buried. 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 find echoes of themselves in one another, forcing them each to consider the question: Can you still be lost even when you've been found? But will they find the answer too late?
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
B@L
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Denfeld, Rene,
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3604.E54
LC item number
B88 2019
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Alyssa Bresnahan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bresnahan, Alyssa,
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  • Women private investigators
  • Missing persons
  • Missing children
  • Portland (Or.)
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Label
The butterfly girl : a novel, Rene Denfeld
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1120161782
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062958228
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
D4CA9F44-0B48-4A3E-BDC9-84529F05A401
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The butterfly girl : a novel, Rene Denfeld
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1120161782
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062958228
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
D4CA9F44-0B48-4A3E-BDC9-84529F05A401
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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