Do not become alarmed: a novel

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The moving and suspenseful new novel that Ann Patchett calls "smart and thrilling and impossible to put down... the book that every reader longs for."“This summer’s undoubtable smash hit… an addictive, heart-palpitating story.” —Marie ClaireThe sun is shining, the sea is blue, the children have disappeared. When Liv and Nora decide to take their husbands and children on a holiday cruise, everyone is thrilled. The adults are lulled by the ship’s comfort and ease. The four children—ages six to eleven—love the nonstop buffet and their newfound independence. But when they all go ashore for an adventure in Central America, a series of minor misfortunes and miscalculations leads the families farther from the safety of the ship. One minute the children are there, and the next they’re gone.   The disintegration of the world the families knew—told from the perspectives of both the adults and the children—is both riveting and revealing. The parents, accustomed to security and control, turn on each other and blame themselves, while the seemingly helpless children discover resources they never knew they possessed.   Do Not Become Alarmed is a story about the protective force of innocence and the limits of parental power, and an insightful look at privileged illusions of safety. Celebrated for her spare and moving fiction, Maile Meloy has written a gripping novel about how quickly what we count on can fall away, and the way a crisis shifts our perceptions of what matters most.
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author2-role "From a beloved, award-winning writer, the much-anticipated novel about what happens when two families go on a tropical vacation--and the children go missing. When Liv and Nora decide to take their families on a holiday cruise, everyone is thrilled. The ship's comforts and possibilities seem infinite. The children--two eleven-year-olds, an eight-year-old, and a six-year-old--love the nonstop buffet and the independence they have at the Kids' Club. But when they all go ashore in beautiful Central America, a series of minor misfortunes leads the families farther and farther from the ship's safety. One minute the children are there, and the next they're gone. What follows is a riveting, revealing story told from the perspectives of the adults and the children, as the once-happy parents--now turning on one another and blaming themselves--try to recover their children and their lives. Celebrated for her ability to write vivid, spare, moving fiction, Maile Meloy shows how quickly the life we count on can fall away, and how a crisis changes everyone's priorities. The fast-paced, gripping plot of Do Not Become Alarmed carries with it an insightful, provocative examination of privilege, race, guilt, envy, the dilemmas of modern parenthood, and the challenge of living up to our own expectations"--Provided by publisher., (3)aaf(11)caf(3)hafoafgaf(2)pafuaf(2)safwaf06-07-17ma7, (OCoLC)964291393, (OCoLC)964501785, -1- -01-05-2018 12:59, -1- -01-06-2018 13:56, -1- -01-06-2018 14:38, -1- -01-06-2018 9:20, -1- -01-11-2018 19:23, -1- -01-16-2018 10:04, -1- -01-16-2018 12:51, -1- -01-16-2018 13:08, -1- -01-18-2018 12:37, -1- -01-18-2018 12:40, -1- -01-20-2018 11:51, -1- -01-20-2018 16:27, -1- -10-17-2017 18:41, -1- -11-25-2017 10:04, -1- -11-25-2017 13:14, -1- -11-26-2017 15:41, -1- -12-04-2017 13:14, -1- -12-06-2017 11:38, -1- -12-21-2017 14:20, -1- -12-22-2017 11:46, -17- -01-12-2018 15:55, .b1963502301-18-1804-27-17, .b1977729201-13-1806-08-17, 090000., 0735216525, 2016051263, 342 pages ;24 cm., 8 audio discs (9 hr.) :CD audio, digital ;4 3/4 in., 813/.6, 9780735216525, 9781524777203, ?2017., Audiobooks., BTCTAengrdaBTCTABDXTEFBTOCLCFTEFOCL, Bildungsromans., CD F MELOY, Compact discs., DLCengrdaDLCYDXBDXBTCTAORXOCLCFOCLCOIEBABGTXDRIIZ2DADVHPCZAIUKKVIJL, Do not become alarmed /Maile Meloy., Do not become alarmed :a novel /Maile Meloy., Domestic fiction., F MELOY, Families, Families., Family vacations, Family vacations., Fiction., MAIN, Meloy, Maile,author,narrator., Meloy, Maile,author., Missing children, Missing children., New York, New York :Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC,2017., PRHA 6601Penguin Random House Audio, PS3613.E46D6 2017, Read by the author., Title from web page., Unabridged., When Liv and Nora decide to take their families on a holiday cruise, everyone is thrilled. The ship's comforts and possibilities seem infinite. The children--two eleven-year-olds, an eight-year-old, and a six-year-old--love the nonstop buffet and the independence they have at the Kids' Club. But when they all go ashore in beautiful Central America, a series of minor misfortunes leads the families farther and farther from the ship's safety. One minute the children are there, and the next they're gone., [Westminster, MD] :Books on Tape ;New York :Penguin Audio,[2017], aafcaf06-14-17mi5, audio discsd, audio fileCD audio, audios, digital, pcc, spoken wordspw, texttxt, unmediatedn, volumenc
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subject_facet Families -- Fiction, Family vacations -- Fiction, Missing children -- Fiction
title_display Do not become alarmed
title_full Do Not Become Alarmed A Novel, Do not become alarmed / Maile Meloy, Do not become alarmed : a novel / Maile Meloy
title_short Do not become alarmed
title_sub a novel
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