Gone to the wolves

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New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2023.
9780374603335, 0374603332
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New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2023.
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380 pages ; 24 cm
9780374603335, 0374603332


"A story of young friendship, musical obsession, and a missing person, set in the metal scene of the late eighties and early nineties. Kip, Leslie, and Kira are outliers--even in the metal scene they love. In arch-conservative Gulf Coast Florida in the late 1980s, just listening to metal can get you arrested, but for the three of them the risk is well worth it, because metal is what leads them to one another. Different as they are, Kip, Leslie, and Kira form a family of sorts that proves far safer, and more loving, than the families they come from. Together, they make the pilgrimage from Florida's swamp country to the fabled Sunset Strip in Hollywood. But in time, the delicate equilibrium they've found begins to crumble. Leslie moves home to live with his elderly parents; Kip struggles to find his footing in the sordid world of LA music journalism; and Kira, the most troubled of the three, finds herself drawn to ever darker and more extreme strains of metal. On a trip to northern Europe for her twenty-second birthday, in the middle of a show, she simply vanishes. Two years later, the truth about her disappearance reunites Kip with Leslie, who in order to bring Kira home alive must make greater sacrifices than they could ever have imagined. In his most absorbing and ambitious novel yet, John Wray dives deep into the wild, funhouse world of heavy metal and death cults in the 1980s and '90s. Gone to the Wolves lays bare the intensity, tumult, and thrill of friendship in adolescence--a time when music can often feel like life or death."--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wray, J. (2023). Gone to the wolves (First edition.). Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wray, John, 1971-. 2023. Gone to the Wolves. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wray, John, 1971-. Gone to the Wolves Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wray, John. Gone to the Wolves First edition., Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2023.

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