Margaret and the Mystery of the Missing Body (Compact Disc)

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Margaret and the Mystery of the Missing Body subverts 90s nostalgia and guts the coming-of-age novel to create something wholly new. Incisive, clever, and bizarre, this novel defies the bounds of genre to interrogate gender, the self, and rebellion.

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Meet Margaret. At age twelve, she was head detective of the mystery club Girls Can Solve Anything. Margaret and her three best friends led exciting lives solving crimes, having adventures, and laughing a lot. But now that she's entered high school, the club has disbanded, and Margaret is unmoored--she doesn't want to grow up, and she wishes her friends wouldn't either. Instead, she opts out, developing an eating disorder that quickly takes over her life. When she lands in a treatment center, Margaret finds her path to recovery twisting sideways as she pursues a string of new mysteries involving a ghost, a hidden passage, disturbing desires, and her own vexed relationship with herself. Margaret and the Mystery of the Missing Body reimagines nineties adolescence--mashing up girl group series, choose-your-own-adventures, and chronicles of anorexia--in a queer and trans coming-of-age tale like no other. An interrogation of girlhood and nostalgia, dysmorphia and dysphoria, this debut novel puzzles through the weird, ever-evasive questions of growing up.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798212098151
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2021
Language: English

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