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RECOMMEND TO ALL This book is very well done It is one of those that will stick with you for a long time In the voice of young Abe you learn about life in a small town in Alabama where his mother is a police detective his sister Carrie is a 14 year
going on with growing pains and his best friend Dewey can sometimes be a pain When young girls "go missing it is up to Abe s mother to find them Abe and Dewey have a suspicious new neighbor "missing it is up to Abe s mother to find them Abe and Dewey have a suspicious new neighbor they are eeping an eye on Uncle Henry comes to No Biggy! keep an eye on theids as Leah searches for the missing Abe becomes immersed in police work uite by accident but proves to be uite helpfulThe story is suspenseful and draws you right into the characters and store line If this is a debut novel I can t wait for his next book Wish I had checked this out from the library instead of buying it Too many distracting factual discrepancies oh boythis is going to be a tough review first of all i only gave it one star because it is the lowest ratingit really deserves zero i bought. Michael Hiebert's remarkable debut novel tells the riveting story of a small southern town haunted by tragedy one brave woman's struggle to put a a small southern town haunted by tragedy one brave woman's struggle to put a mystery to rest and its impact on the sensitive boy who comes of age in the midst of it allAbe Teal wasn't even born when Ruby Mae Vickers went missing twelve years ago Few people in Alvin Alabama talk about the months spent looking for her or about how Ruby Mae's lifeless body was finally found beneath a willo. .old going on
What it is that we are NOT A FAN 35 A SMALL A FAN 35 A small town in Alabama a town still reeling from the loss and death of a child twelve years ago is the setting for this novel It is being compared with To Kill a Mockingbird which I have read but so long ago I do not feel comfortable commenting on the comparison Abe and Dewey are two twelve year olds curious and nosy enough to uestion and have theories about everything When two girls go missing one black and one white Abe uestion why the all white church is only praying for the white girl His mother who is a police officer tries to teach him about racism and many other things Suspense is certainly present as is the slow languid pace of a southern storytelling novel The prose especially the dialogue is
a delight as are the conversations between abedelight as are the conversations between Abe mother his friend Dewey and his sister who is trying to grow up to fast at fourteen and his uncle I enjoyed this novel and look forward to many from this author Abe and Dewey are a hoot as a friend of mine used to say. Resentments desperate to find both girls and uietly frantic for her own children's safety As the search takes on a terrifying urgency Abe traverses the shifting ground between innocence and hard won understanding eager to now and yet fearing what will be revealedDream with Little Angels is by turns lyrical heartbreaking and shocking a brilliantly plotted novel of literary suspense and of the dark shadows painful secrets and uncompromising courage in one small tow. ,
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This at a store near the beach where i was staying in Alabama which is where this novel takes place i really wanted to like this book because is takes place in the deep south and i was hoping for a strong female lead character i have lived in the south all my life and feel this book is a slap in the face the lead detective is portrayed as a weeping idiot that never does any
real investigating yet takes her son to crime scenes and listensinvestigating yet takes her son to crime scenes and listens and acts on his theory for solving the mystery the boy who narrates is the actual detective of this tale and he too is a one dimensional stereotypical southern heehaw all of the characters sound like idiots with their bad grammarwe was down by the creek we runned all the way home gee ma i ain t no racistthe blacks and whites are never in the same room together the mexicans and asians are discussed as some ind of oddity pleasewe are educated we are diverse and we are proud of our southern heritage mr hiebert needs to spend a little time absorbing the culture and climate of. W tree Even Abe's mom Leah Alvin's only detective has avoided the subject But now another girl is missingFourteen year old Mary Ann Dailey took the bus home from school as usual then simply vanished Townsfolk comb the dense forests and swampy creeks to no avail Days later Tiffany school as usual then simply vanished Townsfolk comb the dense forests and swampy creeks to no avail Days later Tiffany Yates disappears Abe saw her only hours before holding an ice cream cone and wearing a pink dressObservant and smart Abe watches his mother battle small town bureaucracy and old.