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The Lola Quartet

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The Lola Quartet

By Emily St John Mandel

Vintage, Paperback, 9781101911990, 288pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2015

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Description
Gavin Sasaki was a promising young journalist in New York City until the day he was fired for plagiarism. The last thing he wants is to sell foreclosed real estate for his sister Eilo's company in their Florida hometown, but he's in no position to refuse her job offer. Plus, there's another reason to go home: Eilo recently met a ten-year-old girl who looks very much like Gavin and has the same last name as his high-school girlfriend, Anna, who left town abruptly after graduation.
Determined to find out if this little girl might be his daughter, Gavin sets off to track down Anna, starting with the three friends they shared back when he was part of a jazz group called The Lola Quartet. As Gavin pieces together their stories, he learns that Anna has been on the run for good reason, and soon his investigation into her sudden disappearance all those years ago takes a seriously dangerous turn.


About the Author
Emily St. John Mandel was born in British Columbia, Canada. Her most recent novel, Station Eleven, was a finalist for a 2014 National Book Award and a New York Times bestseller. Her previous novels wereLast Night in Montreal, The Singer s Gun, andThe Lola Quartet.She is a staff writer forThe Millions, and her work has appeared in numerous anthologies, includingThe Best American Mystery Stories 2013andVenice Noir. She lives in New York City with her husband."
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