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The poison eaters and other stories

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Big Mouth House : Distributed to the trade by Consortium, Volume 1st, Easthampton, MA, p.212 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3602 .L282 P65 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8606486

Keywords:

American, Children's stories, Children's stories, American, Fantasy fiction, Short stories

Abstract:

Contents: The coldest girl in Coldtown -- A reversal of fortune -- The boy who cried wolf -- The night market -- The dog king -- Virgin -- In vodka veritas -- The coat of stars -- Paper cuts scissors -- Going Ironside -- The land of heart's desire -- The poison eaters.; Summary: A girl wagers her soul in a sour-gummy-frog-eating contest with the devil. Love and a homemade coat rescue a boy from his fairyland jailers. A newly bitten teenage vampire uses the Internet to show the world just how uncool the "cold" life is. In this collection of stories, the supernatural intersects with everyday life in surprising and dangerous ways.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Ages 15-adult