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Title:The Way the Crow Flies
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Harper Perennial
ISBN:0060586370
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Number of Pages:848
Category:Fiction, Historical fiction, Canada

The Way the Crow Flies by Ann-Marie MacDonald

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Way the Crow Flies The optimism of the early sixties infused with the excitement of the space race and the menace of the Cold War is filtered through the rich imagination of high spirited eight year old Madeleine who welcomes her family s posting to a quiet Air Force base near the Canadian border Secure in the love of her beautiful mother she is unaware that her father Jack is caught up in a web of secrets When a very local murder intersects with global forces Jack must decide where his loyalties lie and Madeleine will be forced to learn a lesson about the ambiguity of human morality one she will only begin to understand when she carries her quest for the truth and the killer into adulthood twenty years late

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