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A lion among men

Author: Gregory Maguire
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this third novel of the "New York Times"--Bestselling series, civil war looms in Oz, and an ancient oracle named Yackle prepares for death. But before she can die, the Cowardly Lion arrives seeking knowledge about Elphaba Thropp, the Wicked Witch of the West--the woman who had defended him when he was a cub.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction, American
Adaptations
Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Named Person: L Frank Baum; L Frank Baum
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Maguire
ISBN: 9780060548926 0060548924 9780061711787 0061711780
OCLC Number: 213854517
Description: xviii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Significant families of Oz --
A brief outline of the throne ministers of Oz --
Deposition of an oracle --
The nursery in the forest --
No good old days to speak of --
A coward for his country --
A question of influence --
The past approaches --
The shroud of Cowardly Lion.
Responsibility: Gregory Maguire ; with illustrations by Douglas Smith.

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In this third novel of the "New York Times"--Bestselling series, civil war looms in Oz, and an ancient oracle named Yackle prepares for death. But before she can die, the Cowardly Lion arrives seeking knowledge about Elphaba Thropp, the Wicked Witch of the West--the woman who had defended him when he was a cub.

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