Bird Island by Paul McConnell

Bird Island

byPaul McConnell

Kobo ebook | September 30, 2012

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An eco-terrorist loses his girlfriend in a mudslide; a woman undergoing fertility treatments blacks out behind the wheel of her car. A little girl is kidnapped.
Was it a desperate move for motherhood? Or the zealous nanny who closes the child up in her house, and reads the scriptures to her? Or the strung-out twin bother - the lifelong architect of the family misery- who has finally ceded in the battle of the twin psyches?
What about the girl’s mother, who is MIA on a job interview? Or the bereft eco-terrorist, who is looking for his own Tiananmen Square moment?
Meanwhile, can the lead detective get to the bottom of this twisted enclave without compromising his values as a cop and a member of the community?
And finally, what happens when a Hollywood reality show descends on an unsuspecting neighborhood and crosses paths with a pair of migrant herons who have decided to nest on the set of a ruthless TV director?
In a climax befitting of Nathaniel West, we have a modern, end-of-times parable about the dissolution of our communities, told with a magnifying lens turned in on a neighborhood in a city that has always been its own best audience.

Title:Bird IslandFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 30, 2012Publisher:Paul McConnellLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1301347922

ISBN - 13:9781301347926