The Resource Saint X, Alexis Schaitkin

Saint X, Alexis Schaitkin

Label
Saint X
Title
Saint X
Statement of responsibility
Alexis Schaitkin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Hailed as a "marvel of a book" and "brilliant and unflinching," Alexis Schaitkin's stunning debut, Saint X, is a haunting portrait of grief, obsession, and the bond between two sisters never truly given the chance to know one another. Claire is only seven years old when her college-age sister, Alison, disappears on the last night of their family vacation at a resort on the Caribbean island of Saint X. Several days later, Alison's body is found in a remote spot on a nearby cay, and two local men-employees at the resort-are arrested. But the evidence is slim, the timeline against it, and the men are soon released. The story turns into national tabloid news, a lurid mystery that will go unsolved. For Claire and her parents, there is only the return home to broken lives. Years later, Claire is living and working in New York City when a brief but fateful encounter brings her together with Clive Richardson, one of the men originally suspected of murdering her sister. It is a moment that sets Claire on an obsessive pursuit of the truth-not only to find out what happened the night of Alison's death but also to answer the elusive question: Who exactly was her sister? At seven, Claire had been barely old enough to know her: a beautiful, changeable, provocative girl of eighteen at a turbulent moment of identity formation. As Claire doggedly shadows Clive, hoping to gain his trust, waiting for the slip that will reveal the truth, an unlikely attachment develops between them, two people whose lives were forever marked by the same tragedy. For readers of Emma Cline's The Girls and Lauren Groff's Fates and Furies, Saint X is a flawlessly drawn and deeply moving story that culminates in an emotionally powerful ending."--
Assigning source
Publisher's description
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schaitkin, Alexis
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.C32534
LC item number
S25 2020eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Grief
  • Murder
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
  • FICTION / Family Life / Siblings
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Women
  • Grief
  • Murder
  • Sisters
Target audience
adult
Label
Saint X, Alexis Schaitkin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (343 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250219589
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
31E6D847-F8AB-4F98-B195-54E7DE5578C7
System control number
(OCoLC)1141079164
Label
Saint X, Alexis Schaitkin
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (343 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250219589
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
31E6D847-F8AB-4F98-B195-54E7DE5578C7
System control number
(OCoLC)1141079164

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