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The brides of Rollrock Island

Author: Margo Lanagan
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"On remote Rollrock Island, men go to sea to make their livings--and to catch their wives. The witch Misskaella knows the way of drawing a girl from the heart of a seal, of luring the beauty out of the beast. And for a price a man may buy himself a lovely sea-wife. He may have and hold and keep her. And he will tell himself that he is her master. But from his first look into those wide, questioning, liquid eyes, he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margo Lanagan
ISBN: 9780375869198 0375869190 9780375969195 0375969195 9780375989308 0375989307
OCLC Number: 714724512
Target Audience: Young Adult; 950
Description: 305 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Margo Lanagan.

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"On remote Rollrock Island, men go to sea to make their livings--and to catch their wives. The witch Misskaella knows the way of drawing a girl from the heart of a seal, of luring the beauty out of the beast. And for a price a man may buy himself a lovely sea-wife. He may have and hold and keep her. And he will tell himself that he is her master. But from his first look into those wide, questioning, liquid eyes, he will be just as transformed as she. He will be equally ensnared. And the witch will have her true payment"--

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