No Place Safe

No Place Safe

Kim Reid


among 1979 and 1981, twenty-nine kids disappeared from the streets of Atlanta. during this compelling memoir, Kim Reid grows up within the shadow of her mother's task as an investigator at the lacking and Murdered childrens case. Thirteen-year-old Kim Reid won't ever disregard the summer time of 1979. whilst she isn't pondering boys, make-up, and beginning highschool within the fall, she's busy caring for her little sister whereas her unmarried mother works as a cop.  through midsummer, the invention of 2 murdered children alongside a quiet Atlanta highway adjustments everything. School starts off back, yet having fewer children at the streets doesn't cease the killer. extra teenagers disappear, silently vanishing from the skating rink and sidewalks she frequently visits, and Kim quickly learns there is not any position secure. whilst her mom is assigned to a distinct activity strength created to resolve the murders, bringing her paintings domestic and changing into preoccupied together with her more and more high-profile activity, Kim feels lifestyles unraveling.  It turns into more and more tricky to straddle worlds:  her local now not faraway from the place a number of sufferers are discovered, and her prosperous deepest university the place she feels faraway from the risk. Teetering at the breaking point among lady and girl, Kim is torn among becoming in and discovering her personal voice; among changing into powerful and clinging to the final strains of her formative years.

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