By Daryl Gregory
From award-winning writer Daryl Gregory, whom Library Journal known as "[a] vivid new voice of the twenty-first century," comes a brand new breed of zombie novel--a unusually humorous, vividly scary, and eventually deeply relocating tale of self-discovery and relations love.
In 1968, after the 1st zombie outbreak, Wanda Mayhall and her 3 younger daughters notice the physique of a teenage mom in the course of a storm from snow. Wrapped within the woman's fingers is a child, stone-cold, no longer respiring, and with no pulse. yet then his eyes open and search for at Wanda--and he starts off to move.
The kin hides the child--whom they identify Stony--rather than flip him over to professionals that may smash him. opposed to all clinical cause, the undead boy starts to develop. For years his adoptive mom and sisters be capable to hold his lifestyles a secret--until one terrifying evening while Stony is pressured to run and he learns that he's now not the one residing lifeless boy left within the world.
From the exchange Paperback edition.