You Will Know Me (Large Print / Hardcover)

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Forgive my hyperbole, but Megan Abbott is my QUEEN. Every book I read by her ends up being my favorite book of the year, and You Will Know Me is no exception! From page one, I was sucked into the dark, twisted, insidious story about a family devoted to their daughter, an extraordinary gymnast - who knew Olympic hopefuls could be so sinister? I found myself both repelled by and relating to the characters, constantly pausing to mull over what I'd read and to postpone the ending that much longer. This is a book with teeth!


Isn't the end of an Olympic summer just the BEST time to read a new murder mystery involving the family of an elite 16 year-old gymnast? There has to be a lot of obsessiveness, and probably a fair amount of resentment in the dynamics of any family deeply involved in this very demanding sport. This particular family seems healthy enough at first, and we almost don't notice the inflection point in the story when things first stop fitting together. They steadily make less and less sense until the very end....



An audacious novel about family and ambition from "a master of fingernails-digging-into-your-palms suspense" (Kirkus) and bestselling, award-winning author of The Fever, Megan Abbott.
How far will you go to achieve a dream? That's the question a celebrated coach poses to Katie and Eric Knox after he sees their daughter Devon, a gymnastics prodigy and Olympic hopeful, compete. For the Knoxes there are no limits--until a violent death rocks their close-knit gymnastics community. As rumors swirl, Katie tries frantically to hold her family together while also finding herself irresistibly drawn to the crime itself. What she uncovers--about her daughter's fears, her own marriage, and herself--forces Katie to consider whether there's any price she isn't willing to pay for Devon's dream. YOU WILL KNOW ME is a breathless rollercoaster of a novel about the desperate limits of parental sacrifice, furtive desire, and the staggering force of ambition.

About the Author

Megan Abbott is the award-winning author of eight novels, including The Fever and Dare Me. She received her PhD in English and American literature from New York University. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Salon, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times Magazine, The Guardian, and The Believer. Megan is currently a staff writer on HBO's forthcoming David Simon show, The Deuce. She lives in New York City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781410493064
ISBN-10: 1410493067
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2016
Pages: 511
Language: English