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Firethorn : a novel

Author: Sarah Micklem
Publisher: London : Voyager, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A foundling child, Luck - named for the colour of her god-favoured copper hair - is fortunate to be taken in by one of the Blood. She remembers little of her past. Her parents are a vague and teasing memory, but service in the Dame's household is better than that of most mud folk. She is beaten rarely and is fed well, and, under the Dame's watchful eye, Luck is even permitted to learn herb lore. But her comfortable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Micklem
ISBN: 0007193068 9780007193066
OCLC Number: 62474230
Notes: Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2005.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Sarah Micklem.

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