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Flying in Place
Contributor(s): Palwick, Susan (Author)

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ISBN: 0765313863     ISBN-13: 9780765313867
Publisher: Tor Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: May 2005
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Annotation: This debut novel by Palwick, a 1997 World Fantasy Award nominee for Best Novella ("GI Jesus"), is the story of Emma, a 12-year-old girl who is abused by her highly respected surgeon father. Emma's secret is too terrible to reveal, but too painful to endure much longer.
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BISAC Categories:
- Fiction | Psychological
- Fiction | Ghost
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2004062898
Lexile Measure: 730 HL (High-Low)
Physical Information: 0.49" H x 5.54" W x 8.28" (0.39 lbs) 192 pages
Features: Price on Product
Review Citations: Ingram Advance 05/01/2005 pg. 74
 
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Once in a while, a first novel arrives like a bolt of lightning, commanding attention with an explosion of power, grace, and light. Flying in Place is such a book. As unflinching as The Lovely Bones, as startling as Beloved, it is a work to bear witness--with bravery and compassion--for the experience of millions of readers and their loved ones.
Emma is twelve, a perfectly normal girl, in a perfectly normal home. With a perfectly normal father...who comes into her bedroom every night in the hours before dawn. Emma will do anything to escape. From the visits. From the bodies. From the breathing. Even go walking on the ceiling--which is where Emma meets Ginny, the sister who died before she was born. Ginny, who knows things. Ginny, who can fly....


Contributor Bio(s): Palwick, Susan: - Susan Palwick's debut novel, Flying in Place, won the Crawford Award for best fantasy debut. Her second novel, The Necessary Beggar, won the American Library Association's Alex Award. She lives with her husband in Reno, Nevada.
 
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