An Intimate View of a Family Tragedy

From The Lyme Times (Lyme, CT):

His new novel, Songs for the Missing, is a disturbing yet empathetically written and enlightening behind-the-scenes portrait of a couple coping with the sudden disappearance of their college-bound daughter and what happens long after the TV crews are gone.

In a recent interview, O’Nan told the Times that he based the book on the disappearance of 19-year-old Katie Poirier, who a decade ago was abducted from a convenience store in Minnesota.

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