The Lost Man

The Lost Man

Downloadable Audiobook - 2019
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"All at once enthralling...Book by book, [Harper is] creating her own vivid and complex account of the outback." — New York Times Book Review Two brothers meet in the remote Australian outback when the third brother is found dead, in this stunning new standalone audiobook from New York Times bestseller Jane Harper.Brothers Nathan and Bub Bright meet for the first time in months at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback. Their third brother, Cameron, lies dead at their feet. In an isolated belt of Australia, their homes a three-hour drive apart, the brothers were one another's nearest neighbors. Cameron was the middle child, the one who ran the family homestead. But something made him head out alone under the unrelenting sun.Nathan, Bub and Nathan's son return to Cameron's ranch and to those left behind by his passing: his wife, his daughters, and his mother, as well as their long-time employee and two recently hired seasonal workers.While they grieve Cameron's loss, suspicion starts to take hold, and Nathan is forced to examine secrets the family would rather leave in the past. Because if someone forced Cameron to his death, the isolation of the outback leaves few suspects.Dark, suspenseful, and deeply atmospheric, The Lost Man is the highly anticipated next audiobook from the bestselling and award-winning Jane Harper, author of The Dry and Force of Nature.Praise for The Lost Man:"What an extraordinary novel: part family drama, part indelible ode to the Outback — a thriller as forceful and atmospheric as a brewing storm. Harper works miracles. We're lucky to witness them." — A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window"Harper's masterful narrative places readers right in the middle of a desolate landscape that's almost as alien as the moon's surface...A twisty slow burner by an author at the top of her game." — Kirkus, starred review"The atmosphere is so thick you can taste the red-clay dust, and the folklore surrounding the mysterious stockman adds an additional edge to an already dark and intense narrative. The truth is revealed in a surprising ending that reveals how far someone will go to preserve a life worth living in a place at once loathed and loved." — Booklist
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Audio, 2019.
ISBN: 9781250316943
Branch Call Number: E-AUDIO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (10 audio files) : digital
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Additional Contributors: Shanahan, Stephen
OverDrive, Inc

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ArapahoeChristineS Feb 13, 2019

With her richly drawn characters, Jane Harper creates another stunning novel. In this one, the main character is the vast and bleak outback of Australia. The inhabitants are as lonely and isolated as the land they live on. It took me a bit to get into this one, but I loved this slow paced and moody book. The narration is fantastic, the writing, descriptive; I was swept into this story.

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