The ghost in the electric blue suit : a novel
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Published
New York : Doubleday, [2013].
Format
Book
Edition
First United States edition.
Physical Desc
276 pages ; 22 cm.
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Language
English
ISBN
9780385538633 (hardback), 0385538634 (hardback)

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Originally published as The year of the ladybird.
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"Critically acclaimed author Graham Joyce returns with a sexy, suspenseful,and slightly supernatural novel set 1976 England during the hottest summer in living memory, in a seaside resort where the past still haunts the present. David, a college student, takes a summer job at a run-down family resort in a dying English resort town. This is against the wishes of his family because it was at this resort where David's biological father disappeared fifteen years earlier. But something undeniable has called David there. A deeper otherworldliness lies beneath the surface of what we see. The characters have a suspicious edge to them. David is haunted by eerie visions of a mysterious man carrying a rope, walking hand-in-hand with a small child, and the resort is under siege by a plague of ladybugs. Something different is happening in this town. When David gets embroiled in a fiercely torrid love triangle, the stakes turn more and more menacing. And through it all, David feels as though he is getting closer to the secrets of his own past. This is a darkly magic and sexy book that has a strong suspense line running through it. It's destined to continue to pull in a wider circle of readers for the exceptionally talented Graham Joyce"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Joyce, G. (2013). The ghost in the electric blue suit: a novel (First United States edition.). Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Joyce, Graham, 1954-2014. 2013. The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit: A Novel. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Joyce, Graham, 1954-2014. The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit: A Novel New York: Doubleday, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Joyce, Graham. The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit: A Novel First United States edition., Doubleday, 2013.

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