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A curse dark as gold

Author: Elizabeth C Bunce
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Upon the death of her father, seventeen-year-old Charlotte struggles to keep the family's woolen mill running in the face of an overwhelming mortgage and what the local villagers believe is a curse, but when a man capable of spinning straw into gold appears on the scene she must decide if his help is worth the price.
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Genre/Form: Ghost stories
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Fairy tales
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth C Bunce
ISBN: 0545200423 9780545200424 0439895774 9780439895774 9780439895767 0439895766
OCLC Number: 449743341
Notes: Adaptation of the folk tale Rumpelstiltskin.
"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"--Page 2 of cover.
Originally published: New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2008.
Description: iii, 395 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Rumpelstiltskin (Folk tale).
Responsibility: Elizabeth C. Bunce.

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Charlotte Miller has always scoffed at talk of a curse on her family's woolen mill, which holds her beloved town together. But after her father's death, the bad luck piles up. Then a stranger named  Read more...

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"Bunce blends multiple elements in her savory stew of genresmystery, romance, work, and chicanery simmer in a rich broth of history infused with light touches of traditional beliefs and folk magic. Read more...

 
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