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Author McGuire, Seanan, author.

Title Down among the sticks and bones / Seanan McGuire.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2017.
2017

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Fiction  HR F MCGUIRE    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 187 pages ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Wayward children ; 2
McGuire, Seanan. Wayward children ; 2.
Contents Part I. Jack and Jill live up the hill : The dangerous allure of other people's children ; Practically perfect in virtually no ways ; They grow up so fast -- Part II. Jack and Jill into the black : To market, to market, to buy a fat hen ; The roles we choose ourselves ; The first night of safety ; To fetch a pail of water -- Part III. Jack and Jill with time to kill : The skies to shake, the stones to bleed ; Someone's coming to dinner -- Part IV. Jack and Jill will not come back : And from her grave, a red, red rose... ; ...And from his grave, a briar ; Everything you never wanted ; A thousand miles of hardship between here and home -- About the author.
Summary "Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children ... Jacqueline was her mother's perfect daughter--polite and quiet, always dressed as a princess. If her mother was sometimes a little strict, it's because crafting the perfect daughter takes discipline. Jillian was her father's perfect daughter--adventurous, thrill-seeking, and a bit of a tom-boy. He really would have preferred a son, but you work with what you've got. They were five when they learned that grown-ups can't be trusted. They were twelve when they walked down the impossible staircase and discovered that the pretense of love can never be enough to prepare you a life filled with magic in a land filled with mad scientists and death and choices."-- From publisher description.
Source B&T 06.2017 PARS
Subject Jacqueline "Jack" (Fictitious character : McGuire) -- Fiction.
Jill (Fictitious character : McGuire) -- Fiction.
Teenage girls -- Fiction.
Teenagers -- Fiction.
Sisters -- Fiction.
Twins -- Fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Children -- Institutional care -- Fiction.
Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children (Imaginary organization) -- Fiction.
Boarding schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Imaginary places -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Parallel universes -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction.
ISBN 9780765392039 (hardback)
0765392038 (hardback)

 
    
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