The Odd Sea

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Dell, 1999 - Fiction - 214 pages
36 Reviews
One sunny spring morning, 16-year-old Ethan Shumway walks down his gravel driveway and vanishes without a trace. A gifted athlete and musician, he leaves behind a wake of family and friends who search for understanding in the unbearable presence of loss.

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Reiken is a great writer, and I relaly liked this book. - Goodreads
Touching and insightful writing. - Goodreads
Rick was a writing teacher of mine at Emerson. - Goodreads
On top of all that – there was no ending! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Carmen - Goodreads

This is a book about a boy of 16 named Ethan who just disappears one day. He just mysteriously vanishes and no one has any clue why. This concept sounds more interesting than it actually is. Not much ... Read full review

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User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

A wonderful story that unfolds the different ways people deal with pain/loss. Frederick Reiken ends the story in a way that does bring it to a conclusion, but not from the expected perspective. Read full review

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Frederick Reiken, ancien journaliste et biologiste specialiste de la faune sauvage du desert du Negev en Israel et des Caraibes, est l auteur de trois romans. Il enseigne aujourd'hui a Emerson College et vit avec sa femme et sa fille dans le Massaschussets. "A contre-nuit" est son premier livre traduit en francais.

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