Portland, 1948. The river bursts its banks, sending a 10-foot wall of water through Vanport, a predominantly black area of town. Vanport is wiped out, 16 people killed. In the present day it's rainy season. River levels are high when a woman walking her dog comes across the skeleton of a young black man, murdered over 50 years ago
Detective and mystery stories.
PublishedLondon: Pan, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Chelsea Cain
ISBN: 0330512838, 9780330512831
Originally published: New York: Minotaur; London: Macmillan.
387 p. : map ; 20 cm.
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