The Missing Girls
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📒All The Missing Girls ✍ Megan Miranda
✏All the Missing Girls Book Summary : It's been ten years since Nicolette Farrell left her rural hometown after her best friend, Corinne, disappeared without trace. Then a letter from her father arrives - 'I need to talk to you. That girl. I saw that girl.' Has her father's dementia worsened, or has he really seen Corinne? Returning home, Nicolette must finally face what happened on that terrible night all those years ago. Then, another young woman goes missing, almost to the day of the anniversary of when Corinne vanished. And like ten years ago, the whole town is a suspect. Told backwards - Day 15 to Day 1 - Nicolette works to unravel the truth, revealing shocking secrets about her friends, her family, and what really happened to Corinne. Like nothing you've ever read before, All the Missing Girls is a brilliantly plotted debut thriller that will leave you breathless.
📒The Missing Girls ✍ Carol Wyer
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📒The Missing Girls And Women Of China Hong Kong And Taiwan ✍ Hua-Lun Huang
✏The Missing Girls and Women of China Hong Kong and Taiwan Book Summary : In the past century, tens of millions of women and girls have disappeared in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. There are many reasons: the women variously were sold as “foreign spouses”; imprisoned for their political beliefs; taken to night clubs or massage parlors to work as “escorts”; provided as “comfort women” to soldiers; or murdered by female corpse dealers and sold as “ghost brides” to families looking to give their deceased sons wives in the afterlife. The youngest girls fell victim to infanticide, the tragic result of a “one child” law in a male-dominated society. As a result of the gender imbalance these disappearances created, countless young males now suffer from the “marriage squeeze,” remaining single without families of their own. This sociological study explores the institutional factors, develops a typology for these populations, and lays a foundation for the examination of lost populations in the future.
📒The Missing Half ✍ Alison Kelly
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📒The Missing Girl ✍ Norma Fox Mazer
✏The Missing Girl Book Summary : He could be any man, any respectable, ordinary man. But he's not. This man watches the five Herbert girls—Beauty, Mim, Stevie, Fancy, and Autumn—with disturbing fascination. Unaware of his scrutiny and his increasingly agitated and forbidden thoughts about them, the sisters go on with their ordinary everyday lives—planning, arguing, laughing, and crying—as if nothing bad could ever breach the safety of their family. In alternating points of view, Norma Fox Mazer manages to interweave the lives of predator and prey in this unforgettable psychological thriller.
📒Lost And Found ✍ John James Kennedy
✏Lost and Found Book Summary : In 1979, the Chinese government famously introduced The Single Child Policy to control population growth. Nearly 40 years later, the result is an estimated 20 million "missing girls" in the population from 1980-2010. In Lost and Found, John James Kennedy and Yaojiang Shi focus on village-level implementation of the one-child policy and the level of mutual-noncompliance between officials and rural families. Through in-depth interviews with rural parents and local leaders, they reveal that many had strong incentives not to comply with the birth control policy because larger families meant increased labor and income. In this sober exploration of China's Single Child Policy throughout the reform period, the authors more broadly show how governance by grassroots cadres with greater local autonomy has affected China in the past and the challenges for resolving center-versus-locality contradictions in governance that lie ahead.
📒Girl S Case Of The Missing Ring Mystery Party Kit ✍ Shirley Foster
✏Girl s Case of the Missing Ring Mystery Party Kit Book Summary : Give a Great Youth Mystery Party Without Knocking Yourself Out... Even the Host Has a Great Time with Printable Party Kits!! Wondering how to entertain those girls ages 9 to 12 coming to your home for a 2 hour or slumber party (conclusion in the morning)? We can make you the perfect host in less than ten minutes from now! The moment you place your order you'll be able to print your needed party materials. All you need is a color printer and you can easily host a SimpliFun party. You can even add your own child's name and party information for personalized invitations! A mystery party game is a unique play acting party where the guests become the characters who solve the mystery. You'll get a mystery ling-by-line script, invitations, thank you cards, place settings, room decorations, T-shirt iron-on graphics, and recipes. This mystery script is written for 5, 8 and 10 players along with 4 adults. In Case of the Missing Ring Dame Sarah, 97-year-old matriarch of the family, a partner in the Greentree Jewelry Company, and great grand-mother of Samantha has decided to pass along her diamond heirloom antique ring to Samantha. The ring originated with a Duchess of Nottingham, England, who is said to have received the ring from a Duke in Barcelona, Spain when she was 12 years old. Your guests are invited to come in character. Each character has their own special T-shirt iron-on so you can give them a simple costume when they arrive. Decorating your house to look like a mansion is easy with the printable portraits. Created by SimpliFun Studios because there's more to a party than just eating cake!
📒Mystery Of The Missing Girls ✍ James Dixon
✏Mystery of the Missing Girls Book Summary : James M. Dixon is an award winning author, who has written two other children's books. He retired from teaching junior high school where he always tried to instill values in his students. Now he tackles the concept of bravery. Evil has existed since the beginning of mankind. Long before the term 'Serial Killer' was coined, some people committed horrible deeds. Jack the Ripper, H.H. Holmes, Joe Ball and Jane Toppan were all classic serial killers long before psychopaths were known. If you have never heard of these people; good for you. This story asks the questions, "What would the famous child detective, Nancy Drew, do if she came face to face with a psychopathic serial killer?" More so, what would any young person do? What would you do? Would you be brave enough to risk your life to prove a killer lived in your neighborhood?
📒The Missing Italian Girl ✍ Barbara Corrado Pope
✏The Missing Italian Girl Book Summary : In the third crime novel in the acclaimed Bernard Martin mystery series, young immigrant girls are disappearing into the depths of turn-of-the-century Paris. On a sultry night in June 1897, Pyotr Ivanovich Balenov, a young Russian, and two young women transport a dead man through the narrow streets of a working class neighborhood in northeastern Paris. They throw the body into the canal and the girls flee to the Latin Quarter to hide with one of the Russian’s anarchist “comrades.” They do not realize they, too, are being watched. Their subsequent disappearance and the violent acts that follow will set Clarie Martin, a teacher and mother of a toddler, and her husband, magistrate Bernard Martin (last seen in Cezanne’s Quarry and The Blood of Lorraine) on a dangerous quest to rescue them from a vicious killer.
📒The Missing Girl ✍ Jacqueline Doyle
✏The Missing Girl Book Summary : Fiction. A driver lures a young girl into his car. A woman recalls a not-so- innocent childhood game. A man reveals much more than he'll ever tell the police. After a high school girl is murdered, everyone has an opinion. A girl wakes beside a dumpster to find slut scrawled on her body--and that's not the worst thing that happened last night. A girl speaks up after a crime--but is she telling the truth? And could you blame her if she's not? The girls who populate Jacqueline Doyle's THE MISSING GIRL have vanished. Or their childhoods have gone missing. In Doyle's collection of flash fictions, the voicelessness of the missing is palpable, the girls' stories whispered into a vacuum or recounted from the point of view of a predator, murderer, or voyeur. Violence lurks below the surface here, haunts the back pages of newspapers, takes up residence in your dreams. You know a missing girl. "Full of sex, lies, and vivid insights into the human compulsion to do the wrong thing, these stories go down easy but hit hard. A powerful and provocative collection."--Frances Lefkowitz "In these dark and edgy stories, Jacqueline Doyle has made a dispassionate study of the degradation of girls and the twisted hearts of those who harm them. Most chilling is the ease with which these characters fall prey to violence and how quickly depravity finds its way past the surface of ordinary situations. Prepare to be very disturbed."--Elizabeth McKenzie "Jacqueline Doyle knows where you live. The stories in her collection, THE MISSING GIRL, have your address and even after the first read (and you will be back, she knows that), these stories will be moving in to stay. Whatever your usual role in a culture with an undeniable instinct for violence, Doyle's writing lures you to do more than dismiss it, more than abhor it, and yet this isn't a welcome to merely spectate, there is nothing gratuitous here unless life itself is gratuitous. In fact, Doyle has found the thread through that menace that surrounds us and is in us and is calling you in to hold onto your bit of it, to witness. Here, Doyle choreographs the everyday dance between safety and terror, between taking the chances we need to live and not living at all. THE MISSING GIRL is a masterful work and a must read."--Tupelo Hassman "Dark, haunting, relevant, cohesive, and incredibly well conceived. I absolutely loved THE MISSING GIRL."--Simone Muench