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The Disappeared by Kim Echlin

This book feels like an intimate journal that you can't stop reading.

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The Disappeared by Kim Echlin

The Disappeared by Kim Echlin

Sandi Tower, assistant art director: The Disappeared by Kim Echlin, $18. Available at Indigo.ca and Amazon.ca.

“I read this book so quickly that the day turned into night before I even noticed. The way Kim writes from the perspective of her heroine, Anne, is almost like intimate journal entries to her missing lover, Serey, who is lost in Cambodia following the genocide. When Anne doesn’t hear anything for 10 years she goes to search for him and stumbles across many haunting discoveries on her journey. It was so beautifully written, and the words travel along each page so easily and steadily.”