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Author: Kim Fu Narrator: Tavia Gilbert, Soneela Nankani, Sophie Amoss, Nicol Zanzarella, Emily Woo Zeller, various narrators Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2018 ISBN: 9781538462010
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From the award-winning author of For Today I Am a Boy, a gripping and deeply felt novel about a group of young girls at a remote camp—and the night that changes everything and will shape their lives for decades to come

A group of young girls descends on Camp Forevermore, a sleepaway camp in the Pacific Northwest, where their days are filled with swimming lessons, friendship bracelets, and camp songs by the fire. Filled with excitement and nervous energy, they set off on an overnight kayaking trip to a nearby island. But before the night is over, they find themselves stranded, with no adults to help them survive or guide them home.

The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore traces these five girls—Nita, Andee, Isabel, Dina, and Siobhan—through and beyond this fateful trip. We see them through successes and failures, loving relationships and heartbreaks; we see what it means to find, and define, oneself, and the ways in which the same experience is refracted through different people. In diamond-sharp prose, Kim Fu gives us a portrait of friendship and of the families we build for ourselves—and the pasts we can’t escape.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A sensitive, evocative exploration of how the past threads itself through our lives, reemerging in unexpected ways. Kim Fu skillfully measures how long and loudly one formative moment can reverberate.”

    Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Fu precisely renders the banal humiliations of childhood, the chilling steps humans take to survive, and the way time warps memory.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Readers will delight in the complicated, brash, ugly, and sincere presentation of Fu’s characters.”

    Booklist

  • “Fu’s characters are rich, real, and distinct…With rawness and objectivity, Fu depicts the women these girls become along with their struggles, both cosmic and mundane…An ambitious and dynamic portrayal of the harm humans—even young girls—can do.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Fu…map[s] in strikingly clear and rich prose a hidden universe of girlhood and becoming.”

    Michelle Orange, author of This Is Running for Your Life

  • “Stunning. Kim Fu explores the lifelong ripple effects of tragedy, writing with wit, heart, and precision. A cast of characters both flawed and fascinating. I was utterly transfixed by this book.”

    Katrina Onstad, author of Everybody Has Everything

  • “Kim Fu has woven a story both expansive and intimate…She writes with a fierce, unflinching clarity about the myriad small guilts, cruelties, frailties, and betrayals we all carry with us. This book is one you won’t soon forget.”

    Angelica Baker, author of Our Little Racket

  • Maps the journey from girlhood to womanhood, radiating both nostalgia and hope.”

    Hala Alyan, author of Salt Houses

  • “Kim Fu lovingly circles around girlhood and womanhood, following the threads that connect old traumas to new ones, and the hurts that shape us, even when we wish they wouldn’t.”

    Jen Sookfong Lee, author of The Conjoined

  • A BookRiot Pick of Must-Read February New Releases

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About the Author

Kim Fu is the author of the poetry collection How Festive the Ambulance and two novels, including For Today I Am a Boy, which won the Edmund White Award, and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award and the Lambda Literary Award, and was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice.

About the Narrators

Tavia Gilbert is an acclaimed narrator of more than four hundred full-cast and multivoice audiobooks for virtually every publisher in the industry. Named the 2018 Voice of Choice by Booklist magazine, she is also winner of the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. She has earned numerous Earphones Awards, a Voice Arts Award, and a Listen-Up Award. Audible.com has named her a Genre-Defining Narrator: Master of Memoir. In addition to voice acting, she is an accomplished producer, singer, and theater actor. She is also a producer, singer, photographer, and a writer, as well as the cofounder of a feminist publishing company, Animal Mineral.

Soneela Nankani, an Earphones Award–winning narrator, is a classically trained actress, voice-over artist, and singer who has had roles in film and on television. She has worked with the award-winning Sojourn Theatre, Classical Theatre of Harlem, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and the Kansas City Repertory Theatre.

Sophie Amoss is a voice talent and Earphones Award–winning narrator.

Nicol Zanzarella is an Earphones Award–winning audiobook narrator and a theater and television actress. She has appeared in productions of Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, The Winter’s Tale, Cousin Bette, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, and many others.

Emily Woo Zeller is an artist, actor, dancer, choreographer, and voice artist who has won Earphones Awards and the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration in 2018. She began her voice-over career by voicing animation in Asia. AudioFile magazine named her one of the Best Voices of 2013 for her work in Gulp. Other awards include the 2009 Tristen Award for Best Actress as Sally Bowles in Cabaret and the 2006 Roselyn E. Schneider Prize for Creative Achievement.

Chris Widener is a successful businessman, author, speaker, and television host. He has authored over 450 articles and numerous books; he has also produced many CDs and DVDs on leadership, motivation, and success. Widener was previously the host of the national interview show Made for Success and cohost of True Performance with Zig Ziglar. As a public speaker, he has presented to organizations such as General Electric, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, and the Harvard School of Business.