Light shelfwear to edges and covers. Spine has small creases. Pages tight and clean but some yellowing due to age. 340 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1994. ISBN: 0425139441. When fifteen-year-old Michael Hale wakes and finds his mother missing, he knows something's wrong. His older sister says he's overreacting. His baby brother, Tommy, is too young to know what's going on. but as the day wears to an end and their mother still does not return, it's clear that Michael is right. Beautiful, loving Clary Hale is gone.