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The fifty year sword

Author: Mark Z Danielewski
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"The nationally best-selling author of House of Leaves and Only Revolutions has crafted a powerfully chilling novella--a ghost story for grownup readers. Late one evening at a party at an East Texas ranch house, five orphans gather to hear a story about a quest for a terrible weapon. Before them lies a long black box with five latches. As the owner of the box settles into a curious tale of revenge, the children grow  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Z Danielewski
ISBN: 9780307907721 0307907724 0307908402 9780307908407
OCLC Number: 774490554
Description: 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Mark Z. Danielewski's the fifty year sword
Responsibility: Mark Z. Danielewski.

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"The nationally best-selling author of House of Leaves and Only Revolutions has crafted a powerfully chilling novella--a ghost story for grownup readers. Late one evening at a party at an East Texas ranch house, five orphans gather to hear a story about a quest for a terrible weapon. Before them lies a long black box with five latches. As the owner of the box settles into a curious tale of revenge, the children grow more and more captivated, even as we grow more and more afraid that a new crime may await them all, especially as clocks in Upshur County approach midnight"--

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