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Desert Crossing

By Elise Broach

There are some kinds of trouble you never see coming, like those thunderstorms that start from nothing at all. One minute the sky is bright blue and distant. Then, all of a sudden, it's dark and thick with clouds, pressing down right on top of you. The leaves turn silvery and twist in the wind, the air starts to hum, and the rain comes, so heavy and fast you can't even see. You almost never make it to the house on time.

A dead body on the road--who is responsible and how will it affect the lives of three teens?

For fourteen-year-old Lucy Martinez, the moment when everything changes comes one night during a long car trip with her older brother and his friend Kit. They are on their way to visit Lucy's father for spring break, but never make it. While driving across northern New Mexico through a blinding rainstorm, their car hits something--an animal, they think. But when they backtrack, they find a dead body on the side of the road.

With amazing insight and compelling prose, Elise Broach charts a suspenseful journey full of danger, loss, and painful self-discovery. What will happen to the lives of three teenagers who can suddenly no longer pretend innocence?

Format

Book

Availability

1 available at Southeast
  • M Broach, Mystery

Publish Date

2006

ISBN

0805077626


Format: Book
Author: Broach, Elise
Summary: A summer trip across the New Mexico desert turns nightmarish for fourteen-year-old Lucy, her older brother Jamie, and his best friend Kit, as they become involved in the suspicious death of a young girl.
Title: Desert crossing / Elise Broach.
Publisher Date: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2006.
Subject: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction Brothers and sisters -- Fiction New Mexico -- Fiction
Isbn: 0805077626 9780805077629
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: M Broach
Oclc: 61704655
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Bib Id: 265748

Format: Book
Author: Broach, Elise
Summary: A summer trip across the New Mexico desert turns nightmarish for fourteen-year-old Lucy, her older brother Jamie, and his best friend Kit, as they become involved in the suspicious death of a young girl.
Title: Desert crossing / Elise Broach.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2006.
Description: 278 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Subjects: Brothers and sisters -- Fiction
Subjects: New Mexico -- Fiction
LCCN: 2005022677
ISBN: 0805077626
ISBN: 9780805077629
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: M Broach