Zara's DeadBook - 2018
From the author of the recent Governor General's nominee in Nonfiction, Where I Live Now , comes a new mystery novel. Fiona Lychenko - now a woman in her late sixties - has spentyears researching the death of her high school classmate ZaraStanley, who was brutally murdered at the age of twenty.Determined to solve the crime - something the police weren't ableto do - Fiona interviewed everyone she could in her hometown ofRipley, but every trail led to the same dead end. She even publishedher findings in a book, hoping it would lead to anonymous cluesfrom readers and outliers, and still - nothing. Now, a decade later,Fiona has finally given up hope that the killer would ever be caught.That is until a brown manila envelope turns up under her door andFiona once again finds herself embroiled in the midst of a controversyso intricate and tangled that one wrong move could be her undoing.Based on the true story of the murder of Alexandra Wiwcharuk in1962 in Saskatoon, Zara's Dead is the fictional retelling of a very realstory, one that has captivated the public and eluded answers for decades.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Coteau Books,, 2018
Branch Call Number: ON ORDER 2018
Characteristics: 258 pages