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Curses, Inc. : and other stories

Author: Vivian Vande Velde
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the title story in this collection of tales with surprise endings, Bill Essler thinks he has found the perfect way to get even with his girlfriend, who humiliated him, by utilizing a web site, Curses, Inc. A spell that gets you land, money, long golden hair, or a date to the prom can't be a curse, can it? A curse justs gets you dead. Or does it? In these ten stunning short stories, boys and girls learn firsthand  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian Vande Velde
ISBN: 0152014527 9780152014520
OCLC Number: 34967917
Notes: "Jane Yolen books."
Description: xi, 226 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Curses, Inc. --
Skin deep --
Past sunset --
To converse with the dumb beasts --
Boy witch --
Lost soul --
Remember me --
Witch hunt --
Cypress swamp granny --
The witch's son.
Other Titles: Curses, Incorporated
Responsibility: Vivian Vande Velde.
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In the title story in this collection of tales with surprise endings, Bill Essler thinks he has found the perfect way to get even with his girlfriend, who humiliated him, by utilizing a web site, Curses, Inc. A spell that gets you land, money, long golden hair, or a date to the prom can't be a curse, can it? A curse justs gets you dead. Or does it? In these ten stunning short stories, boys and girls learn firsthand just what magic spells, enchantments, and curses really can do. Give this one to readers who are ready for some sophisticated tales of the supernatural.

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