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The manikin : a novel

Author: Joanna Scott
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A girl's coming of age in the strange world of stuffed animals. Peg Griswood lives in the manor of a famous taxidermist, surrounded by staring, silent creatures, looked after by eccentric servants and groundskeepers. Against this background, various human dramas are played out in what is basically a gothic novel of atmosphere. The setting is New York State early this century. By the author of Arrogance.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Scott
ISBN: 0805039740 9780805039740
OCLC Number: 32665594
Description: 276 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: by Joanna Scott.

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A girl's coming of age in the strange world of stuffed animals. Peg Griswood lives in the manor of a famous taxidermist, surrounded by staring, silent creatures, looked after by eccentric servants and groundskeepers. Against this background, various human dramas are played out in what is basically a gothic novel of atmosphere. The setting is New York State early this century. By the author of Arrogance.

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