Swimming at Night (Hardback)
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Short Description for Swimming at Night A young woman travels the globe to retrace the final months of her sister's life in search of answers about her death in this dark, gripping debut novel of family, secrets, and loss. Katie's world is shattered by the news that her headstrong and bohemian younger sister has been found dead at the bottom of a cliff in Bali.
- Published: 12 March 2013
- Format: Hardback 372 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781451683394 ISBN 10: 1451683391
- Sales rank: 1,253,861
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"People go traveling for two reasons: because they are searching for something, or they are running from something." Katie's world is shattered by the news that her headstrong and bohemian younger sister, Mia, has been found dead at the bottom of a cliff in Bali. The authorities say that Mia jumped--that her death was a suicide. Although they'd hardly spoken to each other since Mia suddenly left on an around-the-world trip six months earlier, Katie refuses to accept that her sister would have taken her own life. Distraught that they never made peace, Katie leaves her orderly, sheltered life in London behind and embarks on a journey to find out the truth. With only the entries in Mia's travel journal as her guide, Katie retraces the last few months of her sister's life and--page by page, country by country--begins to uncover the mystery surrounding her death. . . . Weaving together the exotic settings and suspenseful twists of Alex Garland's "The Beach "with a powerful tale of familial love in the spirit of Rosamund Lupton's "Sister, Swimming at Night "is a fast-paced, accomplished, and gripping debut novel of secrets, loss, and forgiveness.